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Offline Doug Rose

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Belgium Bell Telephone Kettle Phone
« on: May 29, 2017, 12:51:06 PM »
I found this on eBay a few weeks ago. It is metal with Bell Telephone Decals. Made in Belgium with a cool brass handle to carry the phone. Compact design, I replaced the handset cord and it fully functional!!!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/192181525559?
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Re: Belgium Bell Telephone Kettle Phone
« Reply #1 on: May 29, 2017, 12:57:11 PM »
Love the decals, those and the patina-ed brass look good on black. The handle is an interesting feature, I assume it then does not have a slot in the rear of the handset cradle?
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Re: Belgium Bell Telephone Kettle Phone
« Reply #2 on: May 29, 2017, 01:01:06 PM »
no slot.....really heavy little dude!
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Re: Belgium Bell Telephone Kettle Phone
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2017, 07:32:31 PM »
That is an RTT 56 made by BTMC. They are also made by ATEA (RTT 56 A) who are responsible for the original design.

The transfers were added by a reseller and are not original.

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Re: Belgium Bell Telephone Kettle Phone
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2017, 02:03:52 PM »
Thanks Jack.....I have had one for years with the same decals. I thought it was real. Were the decals made for this Kettle phone? I have never seen them on another phone and they fit perfectly....Doug
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Re: Belgium Bell Telephone Kettle Phone
« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2017, 03:14:23 PM »
These decals were added for retail sale by refurbishers.Have seen the Same Bell decails added to the ATEA sets also.I also doubt the copper finish was origional as seen on other sets