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Offline HarrySmith

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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #90 on: April 06, 2015, 08:44:40 PM »

My current collection of Mini 500's. I am looking to add more colors! Anyone got any to sell or trade? I have extras in Grey, Yellow & Ivory. Let me know what you have! Thanks.
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #91 on: April 07, 2015, 02:33:21 PM »
Nice collection!
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #92 on: January 22, 2016, 11:08:04 AM »
Just sold on ebay last week for $283.88! - not bought or sold by me.

http://tinyurl.com/gpx4j3z

Are these that rare?
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #93 on: January 22, 2016, 11:53:13 AM »
I saw it as a BIN for $35. I had no idea!!....Doug
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #94 on: January 23, 2016, 08:29:31 PM »
Nice set! Doug, at $35.00 you should have pushed the button! I wish I saw it then. I need to spend more time on eBay!
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #95 on: January 23, 2016, 09:14:55 PM »
I need to spend more time on eBay!

Definitely not something that is EVER heard around here!

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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #96 on: September 21, 2017, 02:26:18 PM »
I like to look at salesman's samples on eBay from time to time. Some pretty cool stuff comes up in that search. Today I came across the mini 500 which looks like Rose Beige! Pretty poor pictures but the white numbers & letters on the dial caught my eye. What do you all think? I pulled the trigger anyway, cheap enough. If it is it will be the crowning piece in my mini 500 collection!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/192307149028
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #97 on: September 21, 2017, 03:07:33 PM »
Looks like the real thing to me. Same color as your avatar.
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #98 on: September 21, 2017, 05:03:52 PM »
I just sold an oxford gray salesmans sample at the Canadian Phone Show.
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #99 on: September 21, 2017, 06:02:47 PM »
I still have Gray and Beige NOS wrapped in paper from the factory $6 each....Doug

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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #100 on: September 21, 2017, 07:20:21 PM »
I just sold an oxford gray salesmans sample at the Canadian Phone Show.

darn, I could have used that one! I also need a Med Blue if anyone has one.
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #101 on: September 22, 2017, 07:15:33 PM »
Looks like there are some subtle color differences with the rose beige and beige mini 500 sets.
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #102 on: September 22, 2017, 07:56:41 PM »
That Pinocchio  phone is a rare one....
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #103 on: September 22, 2017, 09:20:36 PM »
Looks like there are some subtle color differences with the rose beige and beige mini 500 sets.

Yes, but they still have white numbers.
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Re: Salesman Samples, Promos and other Miniature Telephones
« Reply #104 on: September 23, 2017, 08:40:24 PM »
You also dont know if its could be a bit sun faded. Could have been part of a window display for a time. Or they were just made by using the beginning or end of run plastics in those colors.
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