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Offline jasondrum

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FOR SALE -- Wood Phone!
« on: September 23, 2017, 06:20:26 PM »
I've tried multiple times to post this and it's not taking, so I'll try without so many attachments.  Sorry if this is the wrong place to post.

My grandfather (now passed) worked his whole life in the phone industry and collected antique wood phones.  We are clearing out his house via estate sale and a few pieces are still hanging around.  I guess if they don't sell they will be trashed, so figured I'd see if someone was interested here.

First is an empty box that's screwed shut, no markings.  The mouthpiece says Kellogg.

Second is a giant box I have no clue what it is.  Clearly has a Western Electric nameplate, a bit banged up outside, and tons of intact wiring inside.

Please let me know ASAP if you are interested in these.

Thanks.
« Last Edit: September 23, 2017, 06:46:16 PM by TelePlay »

Offline Russ Kirk

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Re: FOR SALE -- Wood Phone!
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2017, 06:30:03 PM »
What's your asking price?  Also,  there is a section on this forum for items that are for sale.
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Re: FOR SALE -- Wood Phone!
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2017, 06:35:14 PM »
I see that now. Guess I posted in the wrong place.

I know zero about phones and suppose I'm just looking for someone to make an honest offer.  You could tell me the box was worth 10 or 200 and I have no clue.

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Re: FOR SALE -- Wood Phone!
« Reply #3 on: September 23, 2017, 06:46:51 PM »
I see that now. Guess I posted in the wrong place.

Fixed
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Re: FOR SALE -- Wood Phone!
« Reply #4 on: September 23, 2017, 06:54:19 PM »
Fixed

Thanks.  And I appreciate rotating the pictures.  Upright on my phone and computer, but not after posting.

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Re: FOR SALE -- Wood Phone!
« Reply #5 on: September 24, 2017, 10:02:53 AM »
Where are you located?
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Re: FOR SALE -- Wood Phone!
« Reply #6 on: September 24, 2017, 10:40:49 AM »
Where are you located?

Yes, location would be key for shipping cost. Both of those would be quite heavy to ship so that cost would have to be considered. I may be interseted in the box with the wiring iside, which might be a small switchboard.
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Re: FOR SALE -- Wood Phone!
« Reply #7 on: September 24, 2017, 07:27:36 PM »
Looks like a test board of some type? Wire chief test cabinet?
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