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Offline bingster

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Name that Western Electric series!
« on: October 12, 2008, 06:01:44 PM »
I got to thinking about WE series today, and it occurs to me that there are series numbers that I don't know.  The ones I do know are:

100 - sidetone desk phone or hanging handset
200 - anti-sidetone desk phone or hanging handset
300 - first WE all-in-one desk phone
500 - second WE all-in-one desk phone
700 - Princess

But that list leaves two series (400 and 600) unaccounted for.  Anybody know what those two series denote?  And what series is the Trimline? 
= DARRIN =



Offline benhutcherson

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Re: Name that Western Electric series!
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2008, 06:12:43 PM »
I believe that 400-series telephones were H1 handset mountings(otherwise know as a 302) which were set up for key telephone service.

I don't know about 600s.

Offline Steve K

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Re: Name that Western Electric series!
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2008, 06:14:56 PM »
Wasn't the 400 series the 300 style key sets?  I have two keysets, one with black line buttons and one with illuminated buttons and I think the numbers were something like 464.

Steve

Ben:

You answered my question while I was typing this!