Author Topic: Who got the Shmoo?  (Read 1019 times)

Offline baldopeacock

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Who got the Shmoo?
« on: March 25, 2012, 09:41:32 PM »
One of the"Schmoo" early Trimline field trial prototypes just sold on eBay for $455.

http://tinyurl.com/82ynr3a

This one, F53273, is one of two documented on Paul-F's website, here:

http://www.paul-f.com/wesch.html

Anyone here get it?  




« Last Edit: March 26, 2012, 10:49:37 AM by baldopeacock »

Offline gpo706

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Re: Who got the Schmoo?
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2012, 09:55:00 PM »
Looks like a Beluga whale  ;D
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Re: Who got the Schmoo?
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2012, 10:45:58 PM »
I don't want to say what I think it looks like incase I cause any offence.... :o

Offline Vern P

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Re: Who got the Schmoo?
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2012, 11:15:11 PM »
I would say that someone got a deal. Odd point, mine is stamped "non working",  don't see that on this one.

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Offline jsowers

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Re: Who got the Shmoo?
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2012, 11:23:36 PM »
This one did have some damage--cracking at the earpiece area and a damaged handset cord.

FYI, it's spelled Shmoo and the name comes from Li'l Abner, a cartoon in the Sunday newspaper comics section by Al Capp for many years. Here is a picture of the Shmoo and you can see the shape is similar.
« Last Edit: March 25, 2012, 11:31:12 PM by jsowers »
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Re: Who got the Shmoo?
« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2012, 01:57:05 AM »
Yes that seems like a VERY GOOD price to me....amazing! I fixed the spelling in the subject line.

I don't know who the buyer is OR what his handle is even. He also bought that dark blue 500 that was on ebaY earlier this month. I'll try to figure out who he is.

Terry
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Offline Witty

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Re: Who got the Shmoo?
« Reply #6 on: March 26, 2012, 03:16:54 PM »
I noticed this one is also missing the inside ringer box.  It's Gonna be almost impossible to find one of them.