Author Topic: Western Electric line of Vintage "Blue Pearl" Phones only available on eBay!  (Read 1643 times)

Offline WEBellSystemChristian

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Re: Vintage 1940's Blue Pearl Western Electric 302 Rotary Phone
« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2014, 10:38:28 PM »
Speaking of indigo 302s, would an Indigo 302 be considered a color version? I don't know if I should put mine in my color 302 display or keep it with my black ones...


BTW, that paint does not look good on a 302, or any phone for that matter...;D
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Re: Vintage 1940's Blue Pearl Western Electric 302 Rotary Phone
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2014, 11:23:43 PM »
Ha, thats funny. The only way i recognized the indigo color was through the translucent hookswich cover plastic.  I got one by accident earlier this year. Its in sad shape, lots of small stress cracks and a cracked in an ear. Is it worth restoring?

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Re: Vintage 1940's Blue Pearl Western Electric 302 Rotary Phone
« Reply #17 on: October 31, 2014, 12:19:21 AM »
... someone's basing the description on poor lighting... :)

That's all I see, bad pics of a nothing-real-special black 302. 
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Re: Vintage 1940's Blue Pearl Western Electric 302 Rotary Phone
« Reply #18 on: October 31, 2014, 07:42:48 PM »
I think my wife has nail polish in that color.
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work horse phrase (quality indicator): from a retired man from the phone company.

"Part they left out" - he was a janitor at the local CO.

PS: I just merged all of the special "Blue Pearl" phones into this one topic so we can set up a "take a number" system for collectors to obtain their very own example from the seller.

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