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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #165 on: February 06, 2018, 03:32:36 PM »
Weston Instruments DC volt meter.  I don't think the meter goes with the wood box.
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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #166 on: February 06, 2018, 03:35:13 PM »
Small switch box.

Swedish American magneto
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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #167 on: February 06, 2018, 03:41:10 PM »
WE 299G Magneto. 

315H magneto and a 1002 handset. 

And a few phones were in the box, which I won't post pictures of right now.  One heavy box.

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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #168 on: February 06, 2018, 08:17:44 PM »
That wooden box without a name but has a crank is a "Megger".It puts a high voltage across the object being tested to look for leakage.

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« Reply #169 on: February 06, 2018, 08:49:21 PM »
I was able to pull up the patents for it.  Made by S. Evershed?  Looks like Evershed became Megger in 1987.

I contacted Megger for some more info about this item, and here's what they said -

"Sorry it took me too long to answer, Dave. This is an insulation tester, and one of very limited range. Iím guessing it was an economy model for relatively undemanding pass/fail testing, where they didnít require a lot of extra data, just good or bad. That role is presently played by the MIT200 family. Of course, we have full-featured models that are best on market too. Let me know if I can be of any assistance.

Thank you for your interest in Megger products."

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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #170 on: February 08, 2018, 12:33:26 PM »
Does anyone know what this phone was used for?  It's not a pay phone.  It has a 10A on the inside, didn't know if that was the model number.  It seems to function like a regular phone. 
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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #171 on: February 08, 2018, 12:42:51 PM »
Possibly a prison phone? I remember seeing one at a local antique store, and I think that's what the price tag said it was.
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« Reply #172 on: February 08, 2018, 12:58:50 PM »
Its a Charge-a-call (coinless) payphone.
Used at Rest area's or locations that need extra public phones. Cheaper that regular payphones, also used as Toll Stations.
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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #173 on: February 09, 2018, 02:28:30 PM »
Another box, another bunch of test equipment.  This one was unusual - looks like a trunk off of a pirate ship.  M9B meter.  WE KS-13785 ?  1946 on the instruction manual.
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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #174 on: February 14, 2018, 03:45:01 PM »
Test equipment.  Not sure of a model #, maybe J54701B Western Electric.  Bottom is marked PBX Repair West.

Ringer - multiline?  Buttons push or pull. 

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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #175 on: February 14, 2018, 03:47:48 PM »
A couple dozen hand sets.  The first two were interesting - all marked Western Electric.  Transmitter on the top one is marked 234w.  The bottom one has two receivers?

The next one has a #2 dial, with an older notched celluloid number plate.

Not sure what this test piece is - marked 139B
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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #176 on: February 14, 2018, 04:09:42 PM »
Small magneto - marked 17B on the bottom.  Next item I'm not sure of - looks like a battery box.  The last item I'm not sure what it is.  Western Electric, but no part number.
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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #177 on: February 14, 2018, 06:52:18 PM »
The black plastic thing is a  buzzer for toning out cable pairs.It also was used as a  talk battery source and a continuity checker

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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #178 on: February 14, 2018, 07:58:23 PM »
The yellow 139A looks as though it could be a toner (buzzer) as well as talk battery source though I donít know what it is by itís 139A Numbers.

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Re: Estate Sale
« Reply #179 on: February 14, 2018, 09:13:00 PM »
The yellow 139A looks as though it could be a toner (buzzer) as well as talk battery source though I donít know what it is by itís 139A Numbers.

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It is. I have seen them with  a special battery and some with 4 AA batteries. It provides tone for tracing, a continuity light, and can be used between 2 telephone as "talk Battery"
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