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#1
My Telephone Collection / Re: Western Electric 102
Last post by poplar1 - Yesterday at 10:39:56 PM
The cords are not connected correctly. The only screw terminal with two wires is the R terminal: It should have both the red handset wire and the red mounting cord wire (cord going to the subset).

The white handset wire should be on W and the black handset wire on BK.

The green mounting cord wire goes to GN. The yellow mtg. cord wire goes to Y.

You don't need the plastic ty-wraps or the black tape.

Image from TCI Library: BSP  C32.160 i1 Nov31 - Sidetone Hand Telephone Sets - Cording
#2
My Telephone Collection / Re: Western Electric 102
Last post by oldphonemike - Yesterday at 06:34:10 PM
Thank you everyone for all the helpful information.   So, would it type 1 number card be period correct?  Rather than print off one, does anyone have an authentic one laying about that I could purchase?
#3
General Discussion / Re: old Danish phone
Last post by long jumper - Yesterday at 04:42:49 PM
Thanks for input Tubman. This phone is fully functional works great.so I believe it's wired correctly. I'm going through this to get counter to work.firs chance I get I will trace wires not sure what all components are. There are 2 jumpers not there and 1 wire from what I believe to be the coil going to one side of counter. A couple of questions on my sketch see photo

#4
My Telephone Collection / Re: Western Electric 102
Last post by poplar1 - Yesterday at 04:14:10 PM
That is an early B1 mounting since it has holes for the cord restraints rather than lugs. The 1927-1928 B1s are not date stamped. Earliest date I recall seeing is 429 (4th quarter 1929).

The handset has dates on the receiver and on the transmitter. There may also be dates on the cord restraints
#5
For Sale / For Sale - 555 PBX Cord Board ...
Last post by Collin - Yesterday at 03:32:39 PM
This unit is in very good condition. Comes with power supply and multiple schematic prints.

Vernon, BC Canada - 3 hours from Washington border.


cwbluewave@gmail.com
#6
Candlestick Phones / Re: 'Northwestern' 51AL?
Last post by HarrySmith - Yesterday at 03:00:07 PM
Welcome back!
#7
My Telephone Collection / Re: Western Electric 102
Last post by HarrySmith - Yesterday at 02:56:42 PM
It may be hiding under the wires or that piece of electrical tape. Also possible whoever restored it removed the stamp.
#8
Candlestick Phones / Re: 'Northwestern' 51AL?
Last post by zaphod01 - Yesterday at 02:52:17 PM
Nice! I redid a NE 20-B a few years ago. I'd have kept it except for the perch. Probably a lamp before I got hold of it. Not sure the pic will post. I've been off the forum for a while and have forgotten the drill (among other things).
#9
Quote from: markosjal on April 23, 2022, 10:57:19 PMI recent went to try to sell some phones at the "Northwests Largest Garage and Vintage Sale" . ALthough seles were not good here is what I did to demo phones...
This sounds pretty cool!
I was already considering an HT802 to add to my OBI200 so I could use a
rotary phone but you're saying the two ports on it can call each other?
That would be cool to set up for our family to use as sort of an
intercom system between the upstairs and downstairs of our house.
#10
My Telephone Collection / Re: Western Electric 102
Last post by oldphonemike - Yesterday at 02:37:30 PM
I did open it up, but didn't find any date.