Author Topic: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial  (Read 1708 times)

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I found this beauty as a BIN on eBay for $55. Mercedes dial. The wood is outstanding with just a stress crack in the back. Hookswitch is working. Marked SC receiver and cap, the shell does have a crack but not really bad. Transmitter is really nice, but the MP is destroyed so I am on the lookout for one. Original SC cord still has the paper. This will be fun.....Doug


http://www.ebay.com/itm/150845774498
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Re: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial
« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2012, 03:11:56 PM »
Nice score Doug! Great price on a neat phone. The dial alone could probably sell for 2 or 3 times that!
Congrats.
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Re: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial
« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2012, 05:07:07 PM »
Yes nice find for sure!

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Re: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial
« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2012, 06:02:06 PM »
That one is a keeper.  I don't think I would sell it - nice find.
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Re: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial
« Reply #4 on: June 30, 2012, 06:54:54 PM »
thanks guys.....gave it about three hours this afternoon, got it stripped and the nickel cleaned up. Howards retorafinish and the grain is just outstanding. Love the old wood. Everything is still inside. take care...Doug
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Re: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial
« Reply #5 on: June 30, 2012, 11:14:03 PM »
That is quite a catch.  Where is the condenser?

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Re: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial
« Reply #6 on: June 30, 2012, 11:46:05 PM »
Please post after photos!

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Re: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial
« Reply #7 on: July 01, 2012, 01:10:56 PM »
That is quite a catch.  Where is the condenser?

Larry
Larry....on the back ....Doug
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Re: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial
« Reply #8 on: July 01, 2012, 01:15:41 PM »
Please post after photos!
Almost done. I need one of those little wood nails to tap in the other side of the SC plaque. I have some, think I can find them. Anyone have one???

MP is a repro, I was amazed I had an SC. I am really more than happy wioth the phone.

This is really a well built phone and is much heavier than it looks. Wood is great. Good price, but about 8 hours or work all totaled. ...Doug
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Re: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial
« Reply #9 on: July 01, 2012, 01:18:06 PM »
couple more pics
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Re: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial
« Reply #10 on: July 01, 2012, 05:27:38 PM »
Very nice job.  It sure is a beauty.
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Re: eBay Find Stromberg Carlson Wood Wall Phone w/Mercedes Dial
« Reply #11 on: July 01, 2012, 05:54:51 PM »
Can't believe the BIN was only 55 dollars!  Looks great.