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Offline Russ Kirk

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WANTED - Key for Gamewell Police Master Box
« on: March 29, 2019, 04:07:50 PM »
Does anyone have an original key for the Gamewell Police Master box?

Can someone post a photo of the correct key?
« Last Edit: March 29, 2019, 05:12:15 PM by Russ Kirk »
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Offline MacGnG

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Re: WANTED - Key for Gamewell Police Master Box
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2019, 12:04:16 AM »
not sure which one it is, there are a few on ebay. i just did a google search and im not sure which is the one you need:  https://www.google.com/search?q=gamewell+master+box+key&newwindow=1&source=lnms&tbm=isch

Offline RB

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Re: WANTED - Key for Gamewell Police Master Box
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2019, 08:16:08 AM »
your prob gonna be lookin at something like these :)

Offline Russ Kirk

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Re: WANTED - Key for Gamewell Police Master Box
« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2019, 06:45:41 PM »
That looks about right, do you know where I can get one?
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Offline Jim Stettler

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Re: WANTED - Key for Gamewell Police Master Box
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2019, 07:45:24 PM »
That looks about right, do you know where I can get one?
There are people who collect  Gamewell call boxes. I would think someone  is offering repro gamewell keys.
A lot of police and fire related collectors also buy them. You might search for a collectors group.
Just a guess,
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Offline Ktownphoneco

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Re: WANTED - Key for Gamewell Police Master Box
« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2019, 08:33:51 PM »
Russ, you best bet is Jim's suggestion.    I'm sure some of those collectors will probably have a spare key.     If you get stuck, I can make one for you, but I'm in Canada and it'd cost you the shipping here and back.     No charge for the key, as cost is minimal, but I would need the lock and the door plug that the key slides through to get to the lock
Below are 2 brass keys.     The top one is a factory key for traffic lite control boxes, and the bottom is one that I made for Western & Northern 325 & 525 outdoor call boxes.

Unlike the locks on coin vaults on payphones, the keys for call boxes aren't complicated.   Click / double click to enlarge the picture.

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Re: WANTED - Key for Gamewell Police Master Box
« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2019, 02:41:11 PM »
I am not sure if this is the correct key but I just found it on eBay:

https://www.ebay.com/itm/264386180911

If it was cheaper I would buy it for my call box.
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