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Offline Doug Rose

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Kelly Green Princess on eBay
« on: May 09, 2013, 07:09:09 AM »
Is this real or painted? Went high on eBay a few days ago. I have never seen this color, tough to tell by the pictures....Doug

http://www.ebay.com/itm/330918953130
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Re: Kelly Green Princess on eBay
« Reply #1 on: May 09, 2013, 07:42:16 AM »
I vote for painted.

I've never seen a colored transformer. Did they maybe exist, ever? And it perfectly matches everything else.

Then, again, if painted, it was well done.
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Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: Kelly Green Princess on eBay
« Reply #2 on: May 09, 2013, 08:41:46 AM »
It looks painted to me.  I really hate when sellers post only miniature pictures of their items.

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Re: Kelly Green Princess on eBay
« Reply #3 on: May 09, 2013, 09:36:53 AM »
Sold for $107.10.

The matching transformer along with the wording in the listing says "painted" to me as well.

AE made stylelines in this color and they are difficult to find. I think the AE color was "Forest Green" and I have also heard this color called "Hunter Green" as well.

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Professionally refurbished and in excellent working condition  and includes matching 12' handset cord (not shown) and matching 15' line cord, lighted dial transformer with 1 incandescent and 1 LED light bulb.

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Re: Kelly Green Princess on eBay
« Reply #4 on: May 09, 2013, 10:03:35 AM »
AT&T (WE) did refurbish Trimlines in Forest Green, a bit darker than this. This was one of the post-divestiture colors such as sun yellow, country blue, peach, etc.  They were not painted.
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Re: Kelly Green Princess on eBay
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2013, 12:48:15 PM »
I think that's quite a nice colour for that phone, not too dark, not too light, just the "right" sort of green... :D

And oddly, I was disposing of a 2006 BT Phonebook in the fireplace (goodness knows why we had a phonebook that old) and inside the front cover was an advert for a Post Office phone service (imagine that, the british Post Office offering phone services!!) which featured a green G-type handset on the ad, just like this green Princess phone, you'd have thought the PO (no longer GPO of course) would have used a GPO Handset No. 3 in green instead, but it is an odd coincidence... :D

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Re: Kelly Green Princess on eBay
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2013, 09:57:46 PM »
I contacted the seller during the auction:  It's painted.  Seller also says that he can custom-paint phones any color on request.

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Re: Kelly Green Princess on eBay
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Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Kelly Green Princess on eBay
« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2013, 07:30:45 PM »
Bummer!!! I did not like the reflection of the flash...looked painted. Someone sure took a hit....Doug
« Last Edit: May 11, 2013, 06:54:02 AM by Doug Rose »
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