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Offline davidbholcomb

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Help Identifying a handset picked up at the swap meet.
« on: December 22, 2016, 01:57:31 PM »
I am hoping that someone can help me identify this handset I picked up at the swap meet yesterday. If you do recognize the piece what is the secret of taking the mouth piece off for cleaning? Thanks for any and all help.
Dave, who still needs a Transmitter Bracket for the Automatic Electric Type 38 Handset.

Offline HarrySmith

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Re: Help Identifying a handset picked up at the swap meet.
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2016, 02:01:01 PM »
The mouthpiece appears to be a normal screw off type, similar to a WE E1. Maybe try heating it up a little with a heat gun or hair dryer. Also a strap wrench will usually remove almost any stuck caps.
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Offline davidbholcomb

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Re: Help Identifying a handset picked up at the swap meet.
« Reply #2 on: December 22, 2016, 02:11:19 PM »
Thanks Harry for the tips, I should have posted this image as well. I am curious about the pin hole on the mouth piece.
Dave, who still needs a Transmitter Bracket for the Automatic Electric Type 38 Handset.

Offline Matilo Telephones

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Re: Help Identifying a handset picked up at the swap meet.
« Reply #3 on: December 22, 2016, 02:19:22 PM »
ETL, Ericsson Telephone is Britisch Ericsson.
http://www.britishtelephones.com/ericsson/erichist.htm

The hole in the last picture is for introducing a pin, which depresses a spring which releases the mouth piece.
https://antiquephones.blogspot.nl/2008/07/safely-removing-bakelite-mouthpiece.html
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Re: Help Identifying a handset picked up at the swap meet.
« Reply #4 on: December 22, 2016, 02:36:50 PM »
Super thank you everyone.
Dave, who still needs a Transmitter Bracket for the Automatic Electric Type 38 Handset.