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Offline dsk

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What do we have here?
« on: January 06, 2020, 02:37:24 PM »
Ship telephone or? ??? Edit: more photos added.

 
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Offline Owain

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Re: What do we have here?
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2020, 03:18:56 PM »
I'd guess railway. Originally.

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Re: What do we have here?
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2020, 12:25:36 PM »
Maybe an elevator phone ?
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Re: What do we have here?
« Reply #3 on: January 07, 2020, 01:42:55 PM »
Looking at the hefty handset, I would guess to say ship phone. Only because I've seen ship phones with very rugged handsets.
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Re: What do we have here?
« Reply #4 on: January 07, 2020, 01:53:12 PM »
I have added more photos on the top, and here 2 more and a diagram I made.
PS just discovered this: https://ingeniumcanada.org/ingenium/collection-research/collection-item.php?id=1978.0141.001  DS
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Re: What do we have here?
« Reply #5 on: January 07, 2020, 03:15:58 PM »
A collector of  'Monochrome Phones with Sepia Tones'
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Vintage Phones - 10% man made, 90% Tribble

Offline rdelius

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Re: What do we have here?
« Reply #6 on: January 07, 2020, 04:44:45 PM »
Many telephones used aboard ships are sound powered.

Offline Babybearjs

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Re: What do we have here?
« Reply #7 on: January 07, 2020, 09:03:48 PM »
WOW! nice antique!
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Offline dsk

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Re: What do we have here?
« Reply #8 on: January 08, 2020, 01:18:13 PM »
If you know someone who actually needs it to project  I may let it go to good home, here it will just be stored in the basement.