Author Topic: Now the Story Can be Told - 1949 WECo 500 Set  (Read 237613 times)

Offline Dan/Panther

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Re: Now the Story Can be Told - 1949 WECo 500 Set
« Reply #1005 on: October 24, 2013, 12:54:46 PM »
Morris;
As we speak, I'm looking at the phone right now, in it's cabinet. I still get butterfly's looking at it.
If anyone has ideas on displaying it, let me know. I'm open for whatever is best for all.

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Re: Now the Story Can be Told - 1949 WECo 500 Set
« Reply #1006 on: October 24, 2013, 01:42:33 PM »
Anyone notice how the "after" pictures of the phone are on the same page number the phone was built, '48?
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Re: Now the Story Can be Told - 1949 WECo 500 Set
« Reply #1007 on: February 02, 2015, 06:50:34 PM »
Yes, and I think he planned it that way somehow.

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Re: Now the Story Can be Told - 1949 WECo 500 Set
« Reply #1008 on: February 23, 2015, 06:14:12 PM »
Top notch!

Outstanding!

Such a great read....So hard to imagine getting such a wonderful piece of history.

Hey,

Have you considered a time capsule?

The phone will surely be passed down to someone in the future.

We certainly don't want it getting ditched at an estate sale for $5   ;D

What if you could get it sent into space?

A "monumentally historic artifact in the history of Earth bound communication".

I like it.
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Re: Now the Story Can be Told - 1949 WECo 500 Set
« Reply #1009 on: February 24, 2015, 01:42:45 AM »
Ha!  Sending it into space is so crazy it sort of makes sense.  Give it the right angle and enough thrust and it will pretty much end up eternal, traveling forever, like the Voyager probes.  It would be one of the few human creations to last an awfully long time, and of all the stuff that we've made that ought to survive I think this phone probably deserves a spot. 

Now all we have to do is talk Dan and NASA into it. ;)