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Offline HarrySmith

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Clear 1958 Western Electric 500- not mine
« on: September 25, 2019, 08:37:37 PM »
A question was just posted on the lists about this phone. A very nice looking Clear WE 500. I know nothing about it, just posting it for those who may be interested. Way above my budget! I have never seen one this clear, almost no yellowing at all. Very clean. The question was why it would be a field trial or prototype? I don't think it is. I think the seller is calling it that because of the "F" number.


https://www.ebay.com/itm/392434569580
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Online Duffy

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Re: Clear 1958 Western Electric 500- not mine
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2019, 09:00:41 PM »
That makes two on eBay at the same time. Not mine.

The one Harry posted is mould number 23G.

This one is mould number 24G

https://www.ebay.com/itm/303294257585
« Last Edit: September 25, 2019, 09:24:04 PM by Duffy »

Offline paul-f

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Re: Clear 1958 Western Electric 500- not mine
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2019, 09:14:05 PM »
I think the seller is calling it that because of the "F" number.

Entirely likely. Many don't know that F-codes were used for other purposes than field trial sets -- as we have discussed before...

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=11022.0http://

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=20034.msg205396#msg205396
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