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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #180 on: January 21, 2019, 09:18:13 PM »
I love this topic. Lots of fun to re-read it once in awhile. One of my faves is this one back on page 1.

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=3908.msg68704#msg68704

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #181 on: January 24, 2019, 06:30:44 PM »
Here's one I just found. Only one picture for a "1908 Kellogg Candlestick."

Complete desctiption:

Antique 1908 Kellogg Brass Black Candlestick Telephone Vintage Phone. Condition is New. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail.
 
     https://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-1908-Kellogg-Brass-Black-Candlestick-Telephone-Vintage-Phone/273667479525      ( dead link 02-16-21 )

?hash=item3fb7da57e5:g:g-UAAOSwuA9cRjR1:rk:1:pf:0&LH_BIN=1
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #182 on: January 24, 2019, 07:05:25 PM »
Well nobody's perfect... But that candlestick is a snappy dresser. I wonder if these people actually check their listing to make sure there's no typo's, or I don't know, maybe a wrong picture....?
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #183 on: January 24, 2019, 07:12:17 PM »
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I wonder if these people actually check their listing to make sure there's no typo's, or I don't know, maybe a wrong picture....?

 . . . and not only the wrong picture but the wrong picture reversed, flipped horizontally. The attached shows the word above his head correctly (not that it matters).

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #184 on: January 24, 2019, 07:36:00 PM »
Ah yes, so it tis..
 I thought something was strange, but then it may have been Arabic...
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #185 on: January 24, 2019, 09:25:14 PM »
Here's one I just found. Only one picture for a "1908 Kellogg Candlestick."

Complete desctiption:

Antique 1908 Kellogg Brass Black Candlestick Telephone Vintage Phone. Condition is New. Shipped with USPS Priority Mail.
 
     https://www.ebay.com/itm/Antique-1908-Kellogg-Brass-Black-Candlestick-Telephone-Vintage-Phone/273667479525

?hash=item3fb7da57e5:g:g-UAAOSwuA9cRjR1:rk:1:pf:0&LH_BIN=1


It's in remarkably good condition for being 111 years old :).

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #186 on: January 30, 2019, 08:50:34 AM »
Here's one for a White Trimline:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/173709500796

Seller Description:

"•   Vintage AT&T Landline Corded Push Button Telephone 
•   210 Trimline
•   White
•   Lighted Dial

Plastic pin on base can be turned around to switch from desk phone to wall phone mode

Includes long modular cord to connect to wall jack.   

 Very good pre-owned condition.  Tested - works great.   Typical wear from gentle use. "

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #187 on: January 30, 2019, 09:25:31 AM »
Here's one for a White Trimline:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/173709500796

Ha!....I don't know which is funnier...the listing it's self or your reference to it!

Funny post!
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #188 on: January 30, 2019, 10:18:27 AM »
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #189 on: January 30, 2019, 01:39:48 PM »
I would classify that as hideous. That thing would drive me nuts having fur in my ear... Yikes
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #190 on: February 02, 2019, 06:07:22 PM »
The listing for the white Trimline 210 now shows the actual phone. I was referred to it when clicking on the link provided in this thread.

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #191 on: February 02, 2019, 08:18:53 PM »
The listing for the white Trimline 210 now shows the actual phone. I was referred to it when clicking on the link provided in this thread.

Ebay directed you to a similar active listing. However, if you click on the above link, there will be a box in the upper right corner that says
"View original item." If you click on that  box, it will show you the old listing still with a cat photo.
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #192 on: February 03, 2019, 07:50:21 PM »
Ebay states the listing was cancelled by the seller as the item is no longer available. Maybe he found this thread!
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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #193 on: February 05, 2019, 06:11:58 PM »
Either that or someone contacted him saying that they never heard of the Trimline 210 breed of cat!

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Re: CRPF Award for "Worst Picture of an ebaY auction item"
« Reply #194 on: February 05, 2019, 07:14:50 PM »
Either that or someone contacted him saying that they never heard of the Trimline 210 breed of cat!

I thought maybe Trimline was the cat's name.  There are plenty of cats named Princess, so why not Trimline?
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