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Offline phr34k5h0w

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2 Dollar White Princess 701B Dated 9-62
« on: September 13, 2020, 03:47:33 PM »
Stopped at a yard sale this morning,  and picked up this nice Princess 701B Dated 9-62 in pretty good shape.    Ash loves her princess phones and shes getting quite a collection of them.  She's putting in a bookcase dedicated to them in her computer room. 

Offline RB

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Re: 2 Dollar White Princess 701B Dated 9-62
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2020, 05:01:54 PM »
Nice find!

Offline Duffy

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Re: 2 Dollar White Princess 701B Dated 9-62
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2020, 03:14:58 PM »
Bonus for her.

Offline Key2871

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Re: 2 Dollar White Princess 701B Dated 9-62
« Reply #3 on: September 14, 2020, 03:35:15 PM »
Great find for 2 bucks. But it looks Ivory..
Not complaining but..
KEN

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Re: 2 Dollar White Princess 701B Dated 9-62
« Reply #4 on: September 15, 2020, 12:33:18 AM »
Great find for 2 bucks. But it looks Ivory..
Not complaining but..
I think it is probably white.  The cord looks lighter in color, so the case has likely yellowed a bit.  Also, Paul-F's web site says that the ivory princess was introduced in 1967, and this one is dated 1962.

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Re: 2 Dollar White Princess 701B Dated 9-62
« Reply #5 on: September 15, 2020, 10:21:51 AM »

9-62 is the date of original manufacture.

"R469" is the date the telco-owned set was remanufactured at the local WE service center. So the original white, pink, light beige, aqua blue, or turquoise could have been changed to ivory in 1969. However, I agree that it is white. Best way to verify is to unscrew the receiver cap and check the color.
"C'est pas une restauration, c'est une rénovation."--François Martin.