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Offline Lewes2

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Monophone, made by Automatic Electric Co. of Chicago
« on: December 15, 2018, 07:18:21 PM »
Someone here might be interested in this phone.  Came across it searching Craigslist.  It's located on Long Island. Good price.

https://longisland.craigslist.org/atq/d/antique-rotary-telephone/6773271529.html

Sorry if this is the wrong section to post this message. 

Chuck

Seller Description:  "This is a very original Monophone, made by Automatic Electric Co. of Chicago. I say it is original because it still has the original "baseball card" at the center of the dial for the telephone number, the undisturbed felt bottom in great shape, and what appears to be the original handset cord (with one small tape spot).

This particular instrument is unusual in that it has a "Hold" button mounted in the base, and a small chromed button to the right/top of the base. I don't know what the latter is for.

I have no knowledge of the working condition and make no claims as to whether or not it would work if connected to an analog line, but it appears to be in excellent overall shape. "

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Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: Monophone, made by Automatic Electric Co. of Chicago
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2018, 09:31:50 PM »
That looks like a nice deal.

Larry

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Re: Monophone, made by Automatic Electric Co. of Chicago
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2018, 01:06:13 PM »
Someone bought it...likely one of us?
He was willing to ship it but only if it hadnít already been sold.

Terry

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Re: Monophone, made by Automatic Electric Co. of Chicago
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2018, 04:17:36 PM »
Yes, it was one of us. ;)

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Re: Monophone, made by Automatic Electric Co. of Chicago
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2018, 04:22:43 PM »
Yes, it was one of us. ;)

Congrats!   ;D
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Re: Monophone, made by Automatic Electric Co. of Chicago
« Reply #5 on: December 17, 2018, 08:30:31 PM »
Going to the Roody AE Museum!

Terry