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Offline Nick in Manitou

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Re: 1929 Western Electric Oak Phone Booth
« Reply #15 on: February 11, 2015, 11:53:38 PM »
That is a beautiful booth! And the phone does it justice.  Nice find, nice job.

Offline WEBellSystemChristian

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Re: 1929 Western Electric Oak Phone Booth
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2015, 09:44:10 AM »
That is a beautiful booth! And the phone does it justice.  Nice find, nice job.
I disagree...
The booth does the phone justice!

Very nice phone and booth! I have always liked the Gray 50Gs and 150Gs, they just look so cool!
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Re: 1929 Western Electric Oak Phone Booth
« Reply #17 on: February 12, 2015, 10:22:33 AM »
Thanks guys.. I really love it.. I call it my time machine. I step in and it brings me back in time to the good old days.. Lol.

I probably could have saved myself a ton of money if I just left the phone as is was when I first bought it. It still would have made a great display piece, but I had my heart set on getting it to work with coins to draw a dial tone. Having it work correctly is really a hoot! 
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Offline baldopeacock

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Re: 1929 Western Electric Oak Phone Booth
« Reply #18 on: February 12, 2015, 11:57:51 AM »
Try these folks for replacement tin.   They started making tin ceilings in 1898.

http://wfnorman.com/

Offline Doug Rose

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Re: 1929 Western Electric Oak Phone Booth
« Reply #19 on: February 12, 2015, 12:38:25 PM »
The Phone Booth and the Payphone are fantastic. You should be very proud to own both. Simply outstanding...Doug
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Re: 1929 Western Electric Oak Phone Booth
« Reply #20 on: February 12, 2015, 02:16:13 PM »
Try these folks for replacement tin.   They started making tin ceilings in 1898.

http://wfnorman.com/

Thank you for that link..  excellent site for what I'm looking for.

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Re: 1929 Western Electric Oak Phone Booth
« Reply #21 on: February 12, 2015, 02:17:52 PM »
The Phone Booth and the Payphone are fantastic. You should be very proud to own both. Simply outstanding...Doug

Thanks Doug,

I've been like a proud Dad ever since I got her together and working. I have sent photos to all my friends and family too. Lol.. I just love these old phones.