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Offline benhutcherson

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Did anyone see this one?
« on: February 24, 2009, 11:45:31 PM »
I had this one on my watch list, and nibbled on it a little bit early on.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=200311573861

The shell appears to be the genuine article, and a really nice example of it at that, however it has a too much of a mix of parts from a "normal" 302.

I thought about bidding more than I did, but figured that I'd probably never be able to find the proper handset. That's not to mention that 5J/6J dials are hard enough to find by themselves.

Since the case doesn't appear to have any cracks, as they normally do, it would probably be a nice buy for someone who already had an ivory one with a good shell.

Offline Dennis Markham

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Re: Did anyone see this one?
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2009, 12:12:34 AM »
I did see that and was tempted.  But it's difficult to buy them all, isn't it?

Offline Konrad

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Re: Did anyone see this one?
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2009, 12:34:06 AM »
I picked up an all white painted black at the local swap meet for $20.  It's a project but an all white 302 for $20 made me feel good.

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Re: Did anyone see this one?
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2009, 12:46:48 AM »
I picked up an all white painted black at the local swap meet for $20.  It's a project but an all white 302 for $20 made me feel good.

Good catch

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Offline Sargeguy

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Re: Did anyone see this one?
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2009, 01:49:03 AM »
I bid $25 but lost interest when it got to the 50s.  That price is too high IMO.  I paid less than that for a Pekin Red base with the correct dial (with a cracked corner).  I think the base is worth about $40 at the most, especially without the part that goes under the cradle.  The other parts are nothing special, and can easily be had on any $16.59 eBay 302.  I suppose he may have just wanted a two-toned phone.  Maybe I should sell my red 302 with a black handset.  I just arranged to get the red caps for it.
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