Author Topic: Beige/Pink 1959 Western Electric Rotary  (Read 693 times)

Offline Contempra

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Beige/Pink 1959 Western Electric Rotary
« on: December 05, 2014, 09:55:20 PM »
This is a vintage beige / pink phone from 1959.  It has a very long cord, although it seems like it doesn't have the connector at the end.  The cord also has a stickiness to it.  The phone itself is beautiful.  Not sure if it works.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Beige-Pink-1959-Western-Electric-Rotary-Desk-Phone-Bell-System-C-D-500/111533923289
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Re: Beige/Pink 1959 Western Electric Rotary
« Reply #1 on: December 06, 2014, 07:42:10 AM »
It has 3 bids so far and is up to $20 plus $20 for shipping but there is a lot of that on the base around the feet and even though it is stamped 6/59, the handset has 7 holes. An early ABS plastic phone?

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Re: Beige/Pink 1959 Western Electric Rotary
« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2014, 09:11:12 AM »
Handset shell marked "Bell System Property Not For Sale" is 1968 or later. Finger wheel is 1965 or later. Clear hardwired mounting cord is c. 1973-1975.
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Re: Beige/Pink 1959 Western Electric Rotary
« Reply #3 on: December 06, 2014, 09:52:40 AM »
Plus sticker residue from a 70s refurb sticker,