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Offline Sargeguy

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Early Western Electric ringer box
« on: October 15, 2019, 04:02:22 PM »
I recently found this beauty on eBay and managed to get it for a $40 Best Offer.  The ringer is apparently an early Western Electric from the 1880s.  It is not marked, indicating that it was sold outside the American Bell Telephone Co. There is a patent date stamped on the ringer armature. The posts are early type used by WEs Chicago plant.  The box is similar to a TYPE 40/TYPE 43P with the short 80 ohm ringer.  Based on the marking I assume this one is a TYPE 42.
Greg Sargeant
Providence, RI
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