Author Topic: eBay 120611542702 vintage western electric phone F1 color 30s 40s teal  (Read 3933 times)

Offline Kenny C

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Re: eBay 120611542702 vintage western electric phone F1 color 30s 40s teal
« Reply #15 on: August 27, 2010, 07:48:33 PM »
if you go to the auction page and click enlarge on the photo of the bottom it appears to be the same color on the inside
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Offline Jester

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Re: eBay 120611542702 vintage western electric phone F1 color 30s 40s teal
« Reply #16 on: August 27, 2010, 08:00:39 PM »
Since this appears to be a real, genuine, crack-free thermoplastic 302 in dark blue, I wouldn't question the final price.  I remember one from a year and a half ago in about the same condition went for $1800.00, which would make this one appear a real bargain.  It is in better shape than my blue one was in originally, and went for just $100.00 more.  I have learned that, if you really want something rare & popular, you play by the rules of supply & demand or wait for the chance to find one at the flea market, thrift store or garage sale for $1.00.  After fifteen years of waiting & looking, I finally gave into the rules.  Why this collector decided to buy this one when he has obviously bought & sold similar items in the past is another matter.
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