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Offline FABphones

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What is this dial?
« on: February 17, 2019, 05:40:57 AM »
Does anyone know what this dial is please?

Thanks for any info.
« Last Edit: February 17, 2019, 01:18:02 PM by FABphones »
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Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: What is this dial?
« Reply #1 on: February 17, 2019, 10:58:10 AM »
It couldn't be North American given the "MN" on the '6' and the 'O' on the '0'.  Did any British (or possibly Commonwealth country) dials have "Operator" on the '0'?


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Offline rdelius

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Re: What is this dial?
« Reply #2 on: February 17, 2019, 11:01:47 AM »
Not sure a photo of the back or telephone might help  .Has N American plate. Looks like it might be a modified # 10 British dial but more like the Danish clone which had extra holes and the finger stop could get moved .

Offline FABphones

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Re: What is this dial?
« Reply #3 on: February 17, 2019, 11:16:24 AM »
Added photo above. Unfortunately I have no better photo of the dial.  :(


« Last Edit: February 17, 2019, 01:19:12 PM by FABphones »
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Offline FABphones

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Re: What is this dial?
« Reply #4 on: February 17, 2019, 12:54:22 PM »
This photo shows a (drilled?) hole near fingerstop.

Re commonwealth dials, I can find no images showing letters that match.

I think rdelius may be on the right track...
« Last Edit: February 17, 2019, 01:24:54 PM by FABphones »
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Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: What is this dial?
« Reply #5 on: February 17, 2019, 01:28:51 PM »
If the '6' has the letters "MN" and not "MNO", then it wouldn't be a North American dial.  The British and French dials had "MN" on the '6'.

Larry