Author Topic: Rare Vintage Western Electric Telephone # 65, With Keys on eBay  (Read 752 times)

Offline Duffy

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Found this on eBay anyone know what it would have been used for?

http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Rare-Vintage-Western-Electric-Telephone-65-With-Keys-WOW-/111609581563
« Last Edit: March 01, 2015, 09:17:59 AM by TelePlay »
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Offline JimHyak

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Re: Rare Vintage Western Electric Telephone # 65, With Keys on eBay
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2015, 09:51:30 AM »
I have no idea, but the handset is a G5 not 65
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Offline Duffy

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Re: Rare Vintage Western Electric Telephone # 65, With Keys on eBay
« Reply #2 on: March 01, 2015, 09:56:24 AM »
I have no idea, but the handset is a G5 not 65

I just copied what was there, I have no idea what it is or used for either.
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Offline Russ Kirk

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Re: Rare Vintage Western Electric Telephone # 65, With Keys on eBay
« Reply #3 on: March 01, 2015, 10:09:18 AM »
I believe part of it is a Western Electric 47a control unit, an early mobile car phone.  I have never seen it in red. It might be painted. Is is sitting on some sort of box, maybe homemade.

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=9144.0

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Offline JimHyak

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Re: Rare Vintage Western Electric Telephone # 65, With Keys on eBay
« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2015, 01:05:08 PM »
Sold for $160.50.
Jim
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