Author Topic: Original or Replica? BR Electric and Telephone MFG  (Read 920 times)

Offline markosjal

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Original or Replica? BR Electric and Telephone MFG
« on: July 23, 2020, 09:23:49 PM »
Anyone have any info on this?

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Offline rdelius

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Re: Original or Replica? BR Electric and Telephone MFG
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2020, 08:22:51 AM »
It is real but is missing key parts so it would not be worth much. I have passed up complete wooden sets that were under $100 . 25 years ago they would have been worth it.

Offline FABphones

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Re: Original or Replica? BR Electric and Telephone MFG
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2020, 09:17:50 AM »
Dare I say...
...if it was cheap enough it would make a great kitchen spice rack. Leave it exactly as is, mount it, spices inside, no damage done. It would certainly be a conversation piece.
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Offline Duffy

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Re: Original or Replica? BR Electric and Telephone MFG
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2020, 11:30:38 AM »
Dare I say...
...if it was cheap enough it would make a great kitchen spice rack. Leave it exactly as is, mount it, spices inside, no damage done. It would certainly be a conversation piece.

Now that is a very novel way of upcycling! Great idea!

Offline markosjal

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Re: Original or Replica? BR Electric and Telephone MFG
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2020, 01:05:55 PM »
Not too concerned about Magnetos and the like missing. Mic, seems complete as does the rest of the exterior. Externally in good shape too. 
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