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Offline FABphones

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Mystery phone in a crate?
« on: May 28, 2018, 04:58:09 PM »
This is on eBay, I can't make out what it is, pics are quite dark.
I can see it is in a crate or wooden box.

Anyone here got any idea?
And is it worth £700?

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Re: Mystery phone in a crate?
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2018, 05:06:32 PM »
Telephone:
0049-030-55474418
1-415-449-4743
1-604-757-7474

Offline FABphones

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Re: Mystery phone in a crate?
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2018, 05:17:59 PM »
Thanks for that Haf,  :)  v helpful.  I can't do pics on this device.
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Re: Mystery phone in a crate?
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2018, 06:35:19 PM »
looks like my dad's first cell phone  ;D

Might have been an early "portable" battery set or a radio phone?
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Re: Mystery phone in a crate?
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2018, 02:43:57 AM »
It's a Tele No 222 demonstration phone - details: http://www.britishtelephones.com/t222.htm
I have seen them for sale before in better condition and for considerably less money!
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Offline FABphones

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Re: Mystery phone in a crate?
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2018, 04:56:02 AM »
It's a Tele No 222 demonstration phone - details: http://www.britishtelephones.com/t222.htm
I have seen them for sale before in better condition and for considerably less money!
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Ah-ha. Thanks. Unlikely I would have found that info (even though I do visit that website).
Much better photo, I can actually see what is in that box.
Good to know about it and interesting, but now I know what it is, it's not the phone for me.

Cheers.
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Re: Mystery phone in a crate?
« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2018, 06:52:18 AM »
So, it is an early European Teletrainer! The one on the website is very nice. I like how they did the wiring. Easy to follow.
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