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Trying to identify a flea market phone

Started by zogthegreat, May 02, 2022, 03:54:52 PM

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Hi everyone!

My daughter picked up a phone at the local flea market. Originally I thought that it might be an antique, however, when I opened it up, the inside look fairly recent, with no rust or corrosion on the internals. The wiring looks recent also.

Does anyone know what this is?




Japanese rendition of a classic European cradle phone.
Harry Smith
ATCA 4434

"There is no try,
there is only
do or do not"


The cradle and handset are copies of EU designs but the body of phone is like none. The model number (and date) is often printed on a paper which is attached to the underside of base (i.e. JN-4, JO-4, DO-8).

Made in Japan, 1960's onwards.
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Vintage Phones - 10% man made, 90% Tribble