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Offline WEBellSystemChristian

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ITT/Kellogg 1500?
« on: April 21, 2014, 10:45:27 AM »
I've seen many Western Electric 1500s and other ten-buttons, but this is the first time I've seen an ITT/Kellogg version. I got this for $49, seemed like a pretty good deal:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/111332370385
Christian Petterson

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Offline Dave F

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Re: ITT/Kellogg 1500?
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2014, 01:42:40 PM »
Christian,

ITT 1500s are much rarer than WEs.  If this set is ITT all the way through (not merely an ITT case on a WE phone) then you've got a winner at a great price.  Maybe you could show us a picture of the dial with the housing removed.

Congrats,

Dave F.

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Re: ITT/Kellogg 1500?
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2014, 01:49:49 PM »
Very nice, Christian.
 
What is the logo pressed into the handset handle?  Same as on the housing?
 
Some had a globe design behind the ITT letters.
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Offline WEBellSystemChristian

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Re: ITT/Kellogg 1500?
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2014, 12:03:46 AM »
I'm so sorry that I haven't posted anything for the past week or so. I was busy cleaning my room for a party (yes, my room-museum was in full swing that day ;D), and I haven't gotten around to posting since then. It's a little late right now to take pictures, but I would just like to say that my ITT 1500 is completely original, and it's even labeled 1500 on the chassis, with non-WE style stampings. It's extremely clean, and only needed a little polish before it was displayed on my 1500 shelf (now my earliest ten-button)!
Christian Petterson

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Offline Mr. Bones

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Re: ITT/Kellogg 1500?
« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2014, 12:22:52 AM »
Christian,

Very nice and desirable find! Congratulations! Glad to see you back, hope the party wasn't too hard on you! ;)

Best regards!
Sláinte!
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