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tubaman's collection
« on: December 04, 2020, 04:37:24 AM »
By popular request (from @FABphones) here are some quick photos of a lot of the accessible parts of my collection.
An eclectic mix of 'Phones that I like'.
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« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2020, 04:39:08 AM »
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« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2020, 04:41:00 AM »
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Offline FABphones

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Re: tubaman's collection
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2020, 04:45:59 AM »
Wow. Looking good.
I can see at least seven twelve straightaway in there which I would really like. Lucky you!!!!
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And an Ivory Muraphone. Drool.

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« Reply #4 on: December 04, 2020, 04:56:34 AM »
Wow. Looking good.
I can see at least seven twelve straightaway in there which I would really like. Lucky you!!!!
 :D

And an Ivory Muraphone. Drool.

Thanks.
The Ivory Muraphone is really nice. That was not a bargain find - I did have to pay about the right money for it.
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« Reply #5 on: December 04, 2020, 05:08:38 AM »
....was not a bargain find - I did have to pay about the right money for it.

Sometimes that happens. But we go for it and adore them just the same.  :)
The lucky low priced finds balance them out.  :D
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« Reply #6 on: December 04, 2020, 05:41:17 AM »
Very nice collection tubaman. There's a few there I wouldn't mind having myself.

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« Reply #7 on: December 04, 2020, 08:24:50 AM »
Beautiful collection....you should be very proud.

I second the opinion on the Ivory Muraphone, stunning....Doug
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« Reply #8 on: December 04, 2020, 09:40:46 AM »
Beautiful collection....you should be very proud.

I second the opinion on the Ivory Muraphone, stunning....Doug

Thanks - here's a couple of extra pictures of it.
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« Reply #9 on: December 04, 2020, 10:04:44 AM »
Muraphones are hard enough to get in black, but Ivory!!

If you don't mind, what was the "right money' You had to pay for it....thanks....Doug
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« Reply #10 on: December 04, 2020, 10:24:50 AM »
Muraphones are hard enough to get in black, but Ivory!!

If you don't mind, what was the "right money' You had to pay for it....thanks....Doug

It was £275 in 2013 (approx US$360 at today's exchange rate).
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« Reply #11 on: December 04, 2020, 10:33:28 AM »
it was the right money, sometimes you have to pay to get.

It sure beats the "I should of" that hangs on forever...Doug
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« Reply #12 on: December 04, 2020, 10:44:09 AM »
it was the right money, sometimes you have to pay to get.

It sure beats the "I should of" that hangs on forever...Doug

I think it was about right. It was a case of having the money available and the phone being there to buy - so I did.
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« Reply #13 on: December 04, 2020, 10:48:13 AM »
Superb collection! Most of my regrets while collecting telephones are the about the phones I didn't get when I had the chance. Nicely done.

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« Reply #14 on: December 04, 2020, 10:51:01 AM »
Agreed...I am still cursed by the memory of a Pink and a Lavender PERFECT AE 40s sitting side by side in an antique store at least 35 years ago. At the time I had no idea what an AE40 was. Long before I found the ATCA and long before the internet. Of course, they were $300 each and that was a huge amount for a phone back then....still is....Doug
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