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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.
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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

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Please create a Separate Topic for this handset.
It deserves it.
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Re: Date ranges for WE Parts
« Reply #200 on: February 03, 2018, 02:57:30 PM »
Updates:

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Re: Date ranges for WE Parts
« Reply #201 on: April 06, 2018, 12:13:14 PM »
Reply #48 lists the latest 101 Coil as 1935, but I have one dated II 37 and another one dated Iv 36.  May want to update that post.  Also, the first page lists the 684A as only having a 101A coil - should this be modified to add a line for the 101 Coil?  And last, should the 684A and 684BA have an additional line for Tenite Covers as well as bakelite?
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Re: Date ranges for WE Parts
« Reply #202 on: April 06, 2018, 12:21:39 PM »
I'll add your updates. Probably should also add the 146C induction coil.

I just bought a 531A ext. ringer with gray (--49? color code) cover. 1955 dates.
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Re: Date ranges for WE Parts
« Reply #203 on: April 06, 2018, 03:03:46 PM »
Poplar1 - Please show us a pic or two of that gray 531A!  I thought they only came in black.  Why did they make gray if the WE coin collectors of that era (18X, 19X) only came in black?  Thanks !

Also I was reviewing the 500 date page and I have some additional info.  I assume you need pics in support of that input.  Should I post here?
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Re: Date ranges for WE Parts
« Reply #204 on: April 06, 2018, 05:40:53 PM »
Poplar1 - Please show us a pic or two of that gray 531A!  I thought they only came in black.  Why did they make gray if the WE coin collectors of that era (18X, 19X) only came in black?  Thanks !

Also I was reviewing the 500 date page and I have some additional info.  I assume you need pics in support of that input.  Should I post here?

Well, I may have hit the BIN button too soon: the 531A housing is painted gray, but black underneath. I have found 684BA and 685A subsets with molded gray covers.

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Pictures are great but not required for date range updates.
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