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Ship Captains AE phone NOS eBay 220630954985
« on: July 08, 2010, 09:21:25 AM »
This is a really cool phone and I feel its priced right. Too rich for me at this moment, but a truly unique phone. ....Doug
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Re: Ship Captains AE phone NOS eBay 220630954985
« Reply #1 on: July 08, 2010, 09:41:17 AM »
Yes, that is one gorgeous phone! This is not the first time it has been listed, I looked at it before, it is also too rich for my budget ;D
But, I thought I would never get a Pink Mushroom phone either ;D
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Re: Ship Captains AE phone NOS eBay 220630954985
« Reply #2 on: July 08, 2010, 03:43:53 PM »
It's nice, but quite mad looking, I wouldn't know where to put it.
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Re: Ship Captains AE phone NOS eBay 220630954985
« Reply #3 on: July 08, 2010, 03:45:54 PM »
Actually, thinking about it I'd need the Nautilus to find a suitable space for it to look right, can you imagine Captian Nemo on it?
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Re: Ship Captains AE phone NOS eBay 220630954985
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2010, 04:25:05 PM »
YEAH ;D perfect >> Capt Nemo
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Re: Ship Captains AE phone NOS eBay 220630954985
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2010, 08:22:33 PM »
Amazing!  I'd love to have it on my desk at work, would be even cooler if instead of ringing it did the intercom whistle. 

But alas, it's too rich for the blood this month. 

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Re: Ship Captains AE phone NOS eBay 220630954985
« Reply #6 on: July 10, 2010, 02:33:38 PM »
It's cetainly a very ornamental phone, but I don't understand why shipping is a whopping $96.68 for UPS ground from Sacramento to Seattle.  That's just plain wrong, I could almost drive there for cheaper.  IF I was to buy it, it would have to be on the condition they use a much cheaper shipping, such as flat rate.  It went w/o a buyer anyway.
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Re: Ship Captains AE phone NOS eBay 220630954985
« Reply #7 on: July 10, 2010, 02:49:11 PM »
It's cetainly a very ornamental phone, but I don't understand why shipping is a whopping $96.68 for UPS ground from Sacramento to Seattle.  That's just plain wrong, I could almost drive there for cheaper.  IF I was to buy it, it would have to be on the condition they use a much cheaper shipping, such as flat rate.  It went w/o a buyer anyway.

Shipping on ebaY items can be rediculous sometimes. That said, looking at all of the pictures, there are two seperate pieces and that box on the end of the big cable looks HEAVY. Being two pieces tied together with a cable, it will need to be really well packed to avoid having the pieces smash one another in transit. It isn't going to fit in any flat rate box either.

DOes anyone know if this is the same one that has been listed and gone unsold several times over the last few months? I thought that the pictures previously showed the various buttons labelled with different areas of a ship. This one looks unused or maybe refurbished.

I've asked the seller about local pickup which he says IS possible. I am now going to bring up the subject with a friend who lives there...

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Re: Ship Captains AE phone NOS eBay 220630954985
« Reply #8 on: July 10, 2010, 02:51:38 PM »
Terry....I think this is the third time I have seen this listed. Perfect for the AE Collector....Doug
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Re: Ship Captains AE phone NOS eBay 220630954985
« Reply #9 on: July 10, 2010, 02:57:01 PM »
Terry....I think this is the third time I have seen this listed. Perfect for the AE Collector....Doug

I'm not too much into boats and things nautical (although I've been on a cruise ship for two weeks so far this year and another 17 days coming up in October) but these are very unique looking pieces of AECo equipment.

Terry