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Re: Hideous Telephones
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Re: Hideous Telephones
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #214 on: September 01, 2012, 10:23:26 AM »
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Re: Hideous Telephones
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Re: Hideous Telephones
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Re: Hideous Telephones
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Re: Hideous Telephones
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Re: Hideous Telephones
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Re: Hideous Telephones
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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #221 on: September 01, 2012, 10:44:14 AM »
Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't that an ITT/Cortelco (2)500 ringer assembly in there? :o

I'm impressed they didn't use the cheap bells like in my Steepletone and ProtelX phones... :D

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #222 on: September 01, 2012, 03:08:34 PM »
Correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't that an ITT/Cortelco (2)500 ringer assembly in there? :o

It doesn't sound like an American ringer (like they sound on the TV) - maybe it's just badly adjusted. The gap between the clapper and the gongs sounds wrong so it goes ringddddddd rather than ringggggg


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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #223 on: September 01, 2012, 03:41:47 PM »
It looks like an ITT Cortelco ringer to me also.I do not like these ball bearing ringers .Replaced one in a flea market 2500 set with an amplified handset I bought at the flea market today $5.00
They must not have paired the gongs corectly.

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Re: Hideous Telephones
« Reply #224 on: September 01, 2012, 08:53:11 PM »
It's the "Direct Line" insurance company prop, they must have had a batch made for customers or publicity.

Always wondered what was inside them, nothing much it seems.
"now this should take five minutes, where's me screwdriver went now..?"