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Offline Dennis Markham

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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #90 on: January 26, 2018, 06:17:53 PM »
It's always fun to see your wonderful phone collection, Doug.  Fantastic!

By the way...I'm still waiting to see a  picture of the puzzle all put together..........

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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #91 on: January 26, 2018, 06:48:57 PM »
I just had a thought...

How much do you think those walls weigh right now? :o

Fantastic collection, Doug! I wish we had a 360° view of the room. I still get confused about what part of the room is what.
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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #92 on: January 26, 2018, 07:28:21 PM »
Doug - Always appreciate seeing the updates!  Nice variety, arrangement, and cleanliness!!  Two items:

1) I see your new rose manual 302, taking the place of a red manual 302, leading me to guess the red one was painted.  True?

2) I can’t find your stock exchange turret phone....  Is it there somewhere?
Paul.  I still have the turret phone, next to the VO mirror on right. The red Manual  was painted and I still have it....Doug
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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #93 on: January 26, 2018, 07:32:32 PM »
It's always fun to see your wonderful phone collection, Doug.  Fantastic!

By the way...I'm still waiting to see a  picture of the puzzle all put together..........

~Dennis
Den...I still have the puzzle, I will open it and have my grand kids assemble it.  One of the nicest gifts I have ever received...many thanks...Doug
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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #94 on: January 26, 2018, 07:38:17 PM »
I just had a thought...

How much do you think those walls weigh right now? :o

Fantastic collection, Doug! I wish we had a 360° view of the room. I still get confused about what part of the room is what.
Christian ...pics going in order around the room from first pic to the right....Doug
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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #95 on: January 26, 2018, 07:47:53 PM »
Love the pictures - it's giving me some ideas for how to display my phone "subcollections": Princesses in Color, Trimlines in Color, 564/565s in Color, and the "White Collection" - about 50 different models, all in white (or a could of cases antique white).  I'm also working on a wall display for 554/1554/2554s in color to hang on a wall

Ideally, I'd like to hook up some of the subcollections with a Panasonic 624 or two...

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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #96 on: January 27, 2018, 01:34:31 AM »
Ideally, I'd like to hook up some of the subcollections with a Panasonic 624 or two...

Jim

I can help you out with that Jim. 400 Line Hitachi crossbar PBX.

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=2124.msg34273#msg34273

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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #97 on: January 28, 2018, 12:55:41 PM »
Christian ...pics going in order around the room from first pic to the right....Doug
Christian.....when we redid the house in 2001 this room was constructed to display telephones.  The original shelves were built by a carpenter. Extra beams in the wall to distribute the weight.  I don’t think anyone in 2001 thought it would look like it does now....including me!  8)
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« Reply #98 on: January 27, 2019, 11:45:56 AM »
Somes new Telephones, some off to other collections. This is a labor of love!!...Doug
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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #99 on: January 27, 2019, 01:09:47 PM »
Amazing!
Makes my collection of about 100 phones seem rather small!
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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #100 on: January 27, 2019, 03:30:57 PM »
Dude! You have a problem! A wonderful problem, one I am trying hard to have myself.
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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #101 on: January 27, 2019, 05:00:20 PM »
Amazing!
Makes my collection of about 100 phones seem rather small!
 ;D

My exact thought!.....Every time I see those pictures, I love!
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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #102 on: January 27, 2019, 05:58:26 PM »
Thanks folks...it is my last stop for about an hour every night befor I call it a day.  My own little slice of heaven. As my 3 year old granddaughter says.....”MINE.".. 8).....Doug
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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #103 on: January 27, 2019, 07:45:37 PM »
Yaoza, that's a lot of communication in there.
Very impressive collection, and a recliner right in there so you can sit and bask in the glory of all those phone's!
That's a LOT of dusting, that must be a full time job all in its self.
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Re: Doug Rose's Amazing Telephone Collection!
« Reply #104 on: January 27, 2019, 11:27:41 PM »
That’s a labor of love. I agree about the dusting :)
Gary