"The phone is a remarkably complex, simple device, and very rarely ever needs repairs, once you fix them." - Dan/Panther
Started by RB, April 26, 2017, 08:58:15 AM
Quote from: unbeldi on April 26, 2017, 04:50:25 PMThe standard model as issued from Federal was the 804A, actually.The BA and CW varieties were those when the set was used in the Bell System at the conclusion of WWII. There were actually BSPs for the use of these sets in the Bell System. This use was short-lived.
Quote from: RB on April 26, 2017, 02:48:58 PMJack, I was told by the seller, it was a london hotel phone. "could be london any state US, for all I know...
QuoteIt came mounted on a solid brass pedestal, painted white. I am gonna strip it down, and see if I can polish it up again, love brass!
QuoteDo any of you reuse old condensers? I plan to replace them, as old caps leak/fail.
Quote from: RB on April 27, 2017, 11:17:46 AMThanks again, Guys, for your willingness to share your wisdom!!!I hope to get the 4 line jacks installed this weekend.This Federal phone will be sacrifised to become the op set.I hear bells...is that a call coming in???we will find out Soon!