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Offline Doug Rose

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Red Thermoplastic Connecticut Handset
« on: February 21, 2012, 05:22:30 PM »
I picked up a red thermoplastic Conn Handset on eBay. It was a mess, BUT no cracks or chips. Alot of Norvus II and more elbow grease and it came out really nice. I had a Nickel Conn Toaster phone, so it was a match I couldn't resist. The red dial card is a homemade card. I have a red Conn dial card somewhere!! I looking for it...Doug
« Last Edit: February 21, 2012, 05:26:06 PM by Doug Rose »
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Offline Dennis Markham

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Re: Red Thermoplastic Connecticut Handset
« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2012, 05:45:59 PM »
Looks great, Doug!

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Re: Red Thermoplastic Connecticut Handset
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2012, 06:53:12 PM »
The chrome and red go together so well!     
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Re: Red Thermoplastic Connecticut Handset
« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2012, 06:56:27 PM »
Wow, that is so nice, and such a nice combination!  Congrats!

The red number card is a small detail. but really sells it!  :-)
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Re: Red Thermoplastic Connecticut Handset
« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2012, 09:20:47 PM »
That's a great way to avoid the new income tax associated with PayPal and ebaY. BUY rather than SELL!

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Re: Red Thermoplastic Connecticut Handset
« Reply #5 on: February 21, 2012, 09:28:18 PM »
That's a great way to avoid the new income tax associated with PayPal and ebaY. BUY rather than SELL!

Terry

Next they're coming after you for sales tax..........

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Re: Red Thermoplastic Connecticut Handset
« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2012, 09:38:03 PM »
Holy cow, that's a beautiful combination! 
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Re: Red Thermoplastic Connecticut Handset
« Reply #7 on: February 22, 2012, 09:53:42 AM »
thanks guys....I am really happy with it myself. I've been after a red thermo Conn Handset for awhile. When I opened the box, I sure was disappointed. Paint...scratches...gunk. Norvus II is just amazing. I didn't trust a wet sand as I haven't seen one of these in ages.  I left the black cloth cord and both cords are black. The red I have is just too red. more a blood red.

I certainly thought I had a red Conn dial card waiting for this future project. I can find a blue, but not a red. Did they make a red dial card? I certainly thought they did....Doug
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Re: Red Thermoplastic Connecticut Handset
« Reply #8 on: February 22, 2012, 11:53:58 AM »
That phone looks great Doug!!