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Offline wds

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Re: Date ranges for WE Parts
« Reply #195 on: October 13, 2016, 06:28:24 PM »
I ran across this 684A ringer, dated III 49 on the transformer and the Condensor.  Not sure what those numbers are on the cover.  I can clearly see "584" through the paint, so I'm guessing this started out as a 584 and then re-issued as a 684.  78A ringer?  with 37A & 36A bells.  These dates seem to fall out of line with the dates on page one of this post?  This ringer also has the original box, and is possibly unused as a 684A. 
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Re: Date ranges for WE Parts
« Reply #196 on: October 13, 2016, 06:52:14 PM »
I am certain the marking on the cover is the date of manufacture.  In the 1950s WECo made subset covers from Tenite plastic for these subsets. It looks like that is what you have there.

1 25 58 3 =  25 January 1958.  As usual, we don't know what the last digit (1, 2, or 3) means.
I think this may be the latest Tenite cover I have seen, not sure, but I know I have/had several from the first half of the 1950s.
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Re: Date ranges for WE Parts
« Reply #197 on: February 03, 2017, 11:38:55 PM »
Here is the date on my June 1949 G1 handset. Is this the earliest G1 known to exist? :o

Also, here is another one of my handsets, the latest G1 that know of, dated January 1966.
« Last Edit: February 04, 2017, 11:01:17 AM by WEBellSystemChristian »
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Re: Date ranges for WE Parts
« Reply #198 on: February 04, 2017, 01:48:26 AM »
Here is the date on my June 1949 G1 handset. Is this the earliest G1 known to exist? :o

Christian,
Please create a Separate Topic for this handset.
It deserves it.
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