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Online HarrySmith

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Metal 302 For Sale
« on: March 18, 2018, 05:32:31 PM »
I just finished restoring another of the metal 302's I got last  year. This one had poor paint so I stripped it. I tried polishing the bare metal but could not get a consistent finish so I had it painted. It was stripped, sanded, primed, painted and clear coated with auto paint. Looks great! Dates are from late 38 & dial number plate is 39. Newly recovered suede feet. All the screws and brackets have been cleaned and polished in a tumbler. The base is original paint and looks fantastic!  F1 handset cleaned up nicely and is undated. It has an original cloth handset cord with rubber wire insulation, again, no date. The original condenser bracket had been ripped off the base. I tried to find a replacement from an old 302 but was not able to locate one so I had to retrofit a bracket from a newer model. It fits fine and looks good. I added a black modular line cord. It works great. Taking offers here before it goes off to eBay.
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Re: Metal 302 For Sale
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2018, 08:11:22 PM »
Great job Harry.....looks wonderful....Doug
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Re: Metal 302 For Sale
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2018, 09:56:50 PM »
Thanks Doug.
With the auto clear coat it should stay that way for a long, long time!
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Re: Metal 302 For Sale
« Reply #3 on: March 19, 2018, 12:25:52 PM »
Nice phone!
The first pic looks like an advertisement...well, i guess it is... :D

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Re: Metal 302 For Sale
« Reply #4 on: March 19, 2018, 01:03:32 PM »
What would you like to get for it a Harry? I have been pleasantly surprised with the number of items I have been able to sell listing them here. I figured we would just have too few active members to sell much at all.

I think that adding a way to contact you other than PM’s would expand the market range as many might see listings here but if they haven’t bothered to register on CRPF yet they are unable to contact you.

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Re: Metal 302 For Sale
« Reply #5 on: March 19, 2018, 01:40:30 PM »
Thanks Terry. I had not thought of non members. Anyone can email me at Harrysmith1957@gmail.com. or call 954-780-6325, leave a message.

Also for anyone here, such as Terry, who has my personal cell number, I have a new phone & a new number. PM me and I will give it to you.

I have not put a price on it yet, open to offers.
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Re: Metal 302 For Sale
« Reply #6 on: March 19, 2018, 03:44:55 PM »
Are you sure the dial is 1939? Looks like I 38 to me with a IV 39 number plate. In any case, I don't think they were still making 4H dials in 39.
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Re: Metal 302 For Sale
« Reply #7 on: March 19, 2018, 04:39:39 PM »
Are you sure the dial is 1939? Looks like I 38 to me with a IV 39 number plate. In any case, I don't think they were still making 4H dials in 39.

You are correct, sorry. Thanks for picking up on that!
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Re: Metal 302 For Sale
« Reply #8 on: March 19, 2018, 05:04:14 PM »
You are correct, sorry. Thanks for picking up on that!

I was really not happy with that number ring anyway. Does anyone have a number ring dated 1938 for sale or for trade?
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