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Offline Fabius

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Early AE40?
« on: March 26, 2017, 10:10:41 PM »
Listed with a good BIN. It appears the seller misidentified this phone or posted the wrong picture. Notice the felt bottom cover. I have no connection to this item.

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Re: Early AE40?
« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2017, 11:12:13 PM »
Yes, an AE 40?, not a SC 1243.

Looks like someone glued felt on the bottom for protection of a table top. Fuzzy pictures but seems the vents are in good condition. Sharp looking dial with what looks like a factory number plate, in black?

Here's a metal 1243 for comparison.
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Re: Early AE40?
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2017, 01:07:50 AM »
Suspected due to war shortages (but not confirmed) of rubber for the ring/gasket led to them using felt on the base of some AE40's.

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Re: Early AE40?
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2017, 11:36:00 AM »
Gone! Someone did the buy it now.
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Re: Early AE40?
« Reply #4 on: March 27, 2017, 12:28:12 PM »
Gone! Someone did the buy it now.

That's all it was, a BIN at $12.95 plus $15 or so in shipping. No make an offer, no auction with a BIN.
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