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Offline poplar1

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174G pay phone on Ebay
« on: November 02, 2012, 06:27:33 PM »
A WE 174G  Item #  330818116576  is already at $3050!

This one does have the nickel plated original coin gauge and prepay coin relay, but no instruction card holder or vault door.

These were converted by WE  from 5-cent transmitter-receiver types such as  Gray/Western 150G. They were all modified for 10 cents if marked 174G.
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Re: 174G pay phone on Ebay
« Reply #1 on: November 02, 2012, 07:54:40 PM »
It sold for $3,278. Anyone have an idea why this one went so high?
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Re: 174G pay phone on Ebay
« Reply #2 on: November 02, 2012, 08:04:45 PM »
Anyone have an idea why this one went so high?

Someone had more money than sense to buy at it's true value? ???

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Re: 174G pay phone on Ebay
« Reply #3 on: November 02, 2012, 08:12:44 PM »
It sold for $3,278. Anyone have an idea why this one went so high?
I'm going to cut-n-paste from the TCI list David:

It has the earliest (1st generation) Gray 3-slot bottom housing - CAST IRON, with the very desirable cast brass tag on the front. Early cast iron backboard, cast coin gauge.

This phone is a LOT of a Gray 50A.
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