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Re: Duffy's Collection
« Reply #45 on: January 29, 2020, 05:21:32 PM »
I would guess it's probably the same reason so many WE 500's are in Black. Black was the standard color. The color phones were special order and more expensive to rent.
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« Reply #46 on: February 06, 2020, 10:17:24 PM »
My 1989 Northern Telecom Symphony Engineering sample. This is a pale green colour with speckles that never made it to market.

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Re: Duffy's Collection
« Reply #47 on: April 28, 2020, 08:39:30 PM »
My Buttset's

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« Reply #48 on: April 28, 2020, 08:54:25 PM »
The Bell Telephone Company of Canada
Central Office Plaques
Solid Bronze and Nickle Plated Brass.
Circa 1947

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« Reply #49 on: April 28, 2020, 08:55:16 PM »
Very nice Doug...I like the clear buttset with the old pin dial, never seen one like it....other Doug
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« Reply #50 on: May 05, 2020, 06:17:48 AM »
Bell Telephone Operator Chairs. Tall one and a short one.

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« Reply #51 on: May 19, 2020, 07:27:54 PM »
1930's Gray Pay Station 150 LJ

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« Reply #52 on: May 27, 2020, 12:23:08 PM »
Northern Electric clock that I have had for some time! :)

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« Reply #53 on: July 23, 2020, 03:41:59 PM »
1962 Northern Electric Manual 200-C

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Re: Duffy's Collection
« Reply #54 on: September 14, 2020, 04:44:35 PM »
I sold my walk up booth and green NE 233. Rearranged the phone room again.

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Re: Duffy's Collection
« Reply #55 on: September 14, 2020, 04:59:53 PM »
I sold my walk up booth...

So that’s what that was. That always caught my eye in your photos, always liked it. Good display and practical as was useable too. Sorry to see it gone but my other little favourite display unit does look really nice in it’s place. Makes that corner of the room come together nicely.

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« Reply #56 on: September 14, 2020, 06:26:07 PM »
So that’s what that was. That always caught my eye in your photos, always liked it. Good display and practical as was useable too. Sorry to see it gone but my other little favourite display unit does look really nice in it’s place. Makes that corner of the room come together nicely.

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Thanks Fab,

The booth and payphone went to another collector who is just starting his man cave. He also bought 4 other payphones from me.
These phones were all my doubles except the Red and Black one. They went to a good home.

1) Northern Electric Centurion
2) Automatic Electric Black and Red LPC 86 55
3) Northern Electric Black 233H
4) Northern Electric Beige 233QF

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« Reply #57 on: September 16, 2020, 08:03:57 PM »
My NE 317 with a Gray 11J Paystation.

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« Reply #58 on: December 08, 2020, 10:47:05 AM »
Four pinks from my collection.

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« Reply #59 on: December 23, 2020, 06:05:27 PM »
Update on the clears.