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Automatic Electric AE 50 wall phone

Started by countryman, August 22, 2021, 10:07:27 AM

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I eventually found the time to check out my purchase from this thread.
I'm really happy with this find. It's complete, not broken or chipped, has the correct handset, and was not even filthy  :)
I've never seen a second one while while watching the sales platforms here in Germany over the last couple of years.
When would this one have been made? I could not find clear dates on it.
I wondered that it is already made for DSL  8) (last pic)  8)
Here are some pics after a quick cleanup.

Doug Rose

Very nice indeed...these phones have style! I love the 40s Deco look of these....wonderful find....Doug


DSL probably means it has a straight line ringer (not frequency selective) -- not Digital Subscriber Line!
"C'est pas une restauration, c'est une rénovation."--François Martin.


Thanks for explaining the lettering!

I've found this model referred to as "juke box phone" on a collector's site. Quite appropriate, it seems  :)