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Offline sebbel

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302 Normal price?
« on: February 19, 2012, 09:03:19 PM »
http://tinyurl.com/8yshkzw

Is that a normal price for a 302 or another ebay snafu?

Is that the kind of money my 465 is worth? Maybe I should keep my 2 year old away from it then...

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Offline canuckphoneguy

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Re: 302 Normal price?
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2012, 09:50:34 PM »
I just bought a working 302 for $25 from Kijiji. This one looks really nice though. I'm new to this and am never too sure about what a fair price is to ask. This is the best place to find out!

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Re: 302 Normal price?
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2012, 09:57:31 PM »
The 302 you referenced, sebbel is not your run-of-the-mill 302, straight from the flea market.  It looks like the seller spent a lot of time making it a beautiful yet functioning collector piece.  Perhaps for the person looking for just one perfect phone for their home or office, it's well worth the money.  Looks like a top-notch job.

Disclaimer......I do not know the seller but have seen his/her work in the past.  Looks first-rate.  Even the dial card is original.

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Re: 302 Normal price?
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2012, 10:16:49 PM »
Agreed. This is a top notch restoration job. Nevertheless that makes me think I should treat the on my desk a little more seriously. :) Specially now that I know it's in full working order.
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Re: 302 Normal price?
« Reply #4 on: February 19, 2012, 11:21:19 PM »
This is a test.  Can someone else spot the wiring snafu of the 302 in the e-Bay auction?

giveaway hint:  If the buyer has a house or apartment with two lines wired to each jack, this phone would render the second line inoperable.
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Offline Kenny C

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Re: 302 Normal price?
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2012, 11:26:04 PM »
The yellow and black line wires are wired together to GND. That would short out the line.
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Re: 302 Normal price?
« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2012, 11:40:08 PM »
Kenny:

You are absolutely CORRECT!

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