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Re: NEW 1937 302!!!
« Reply #45 on: February 03, 2014, 05:34:53 PM »
Sargeguy, was it an all-dates-matching 302? What are the dates of the parts, esp. the handset?
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Re: NEW 1937 302!!!
« Reply #46 on: February 03, 2014, 07:42:52 PM »
The base is dated 9-37, the ringer is blank, the 101A network and condenser are marked III 37.  The handset is dated 4-29-37, the HA1 is 11-18-37, the receiver cap is blank, the transmitter element is 3-37 and the cap is 11-15-37.  The 4H is undated, the 149-B is dated IV-37.  The 302 has the small plungers, vents, plastic sheathed condenser, riveted feet, padded ringer  etc.  characteristic of an early 37, despite the late dates.  Personally I prefer the F-1, an E-1 makes the phone look like Bullwinkle.
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Re: NEW 1937 302!!!
« Reply #47 on: February 03, 2014, 10:10:39 PM »
So far the ungrooved F1 handles found are dated as follows:

IV 36                    --Doug found painted green on a 202
3/37                     --K1WI's 3/37 302 NOS with 4H dial
3-08-37                --Ebay listing for separate handset ending yesterday
4-29-37                --Sargeguy's 9-37 302 with 4H dial
5-37                     --Paul-f.com
5-20-37
6 01 37                --302 for sale on Ebay 2016-09-10               
?                          --The 6-37 Ebay 302 that started this thread with 5H dial
6 07 37                   Kenton's handset he sold on Ebay  (resold on Ebay May?, 2016)
6 12 37                   jfehl1's 6-37 302 sold March, 2015 (not the field trial set)
9 29 37                 --on 9-37 302 with 5H III 37 (listed on Ebay 2016-05-22)
10 18 37               --Kenton listed on Ebay July, 2016: http://www.ebay.com/itm/122044582940
11-16-37              --Kenton found on a 202



The earliest grooved F1 handles found:

6 03 37  John's 7-37 field trial 302 #8121 sold March, 2015


6 11 37                 -- on 6-37 302 with 5H listed on Ebay 5/22/16


6-12-37 (June 08)--poplar 1's 7-37 field trial 302  #8224 with dial blank

7 ? 37 -- mostly original 7-37 302 (not field trial) I purchased June, 2015


9 08 37 -- on 8-37 302 for sale on Ebay 2016-07-07 http://www.ebay.com/itm/112049594780

10 25 37  -- on 10-37 302 (with 5HB IV 37) -- sold April, 2016 on Ebay # 111963912086

The '38s are outnumbering the '37s at least 10 to 1 (in my personal inventory).




« Last Edit: September 10, 2016, 03:15:15 PM by poplar1 »
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Re: NEW 1937 302!!!
« Reply #48 on: February 04, 2014, 12:21:23 AM »
I must have a really late ungrooved handle. It has a date of 11-16-37, so Nov 16, 1937.


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Re: NEW 1937 302!!!
« Reply #49 on: February 04, 2014, 05:59:06 PM »
The IV 36 was mine. I found it painted green on a D1, looked like a home brew. I had original dated E1s on my manual 302 and dial 302 so I sold it. I got $75 for it and it was in really nice shape, paint had preserved it. It was on eBay a week and only one bid. I was floored when I saw this go for almost $300. Inflation  ;D

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