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Offline Pourme

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SC1202
« on: September 22, 2017, 07:15:03 AM »
Jim S gave me a heads up about this SC manual phone on EBAY. At the time we both refereed to it as a 1197. You can't tell from the outside case if it is a 1197 or 1202.
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I think the asking price was $32.00, I offered $20.00+ shipping. they accepted.The phone looked good except for that nasty crack on the front and the ratted out line cord.

It arrived this week. I sent the seller a note asking for bubble wrap and no paper packaging. It was just thrown in a box with newspaper, I could hear it rattle when I picked it up. Luckily no additional damage was done.

With the exception of no modulation through the transmitter it functions as intended. I haven't taken the time to look into that.

I mixed some epoxy and put into the crack and held it together while it set up. I sanded it down and polished the case. Now it displays next to the 1212 & 1197....It looks happy!

One day in the cold winter I will put it on the bench and address the transmitter and line cord. Perhaps one day I will run across a SC 1158-B ring box to mate with it.

Benny
« Last Edit: September 22, 2017, 07:32:39 AM by Pourme »
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Re: SC1202
« Reply #1 on: September 22, 2017, 05:43:10 PM »
Good deal Benny.
Now you need to start collecting the color versions.
The 1197,1198, 1202 and 1212 all came in colors.
The colors are listed on page 9/23 of link or page  15 of the document.


http://www.telephonecollectors.info/index.php/document-repository/doc_details/125-sc-catalog-1942-pp-07-29-telephone-sets


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Re: SC1202
« Reply #2 on: September 22, 2017, 05:46:09 PM »
I saw that, Jim when I was looking up this phone. I'd love to have those...bet I won't score any of those for $20.00!

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Re: SC1202
« Reply #3 on: September 22, 2017, 06:43:23 PM »
I saw that, Jim when I was looking up this phone. I'd love to have those...bet I won't score any of those for $20.00!

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Probably not.
They also made them in clear. The clear were available for employees to order for use in their offices.
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