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Offline LarryInMichigan

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I just bought an AE43 Spacesaver - Pictures Posted
« on: June 13, 2010, 10:18:15 PM »
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=130398528186

I spotted this with less than 2 mins to go and no bids, so I gave it a shot.  I wonder why nobody wanted it.

Larry
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Offline Brinybay

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Re: I just bought an AE Spacesaver
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2010, 10:22:29 PM »
Nice find!  Even with the shipping!  Hooray for flat rate!
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Re: I just bought an AE Spacesaver
« Reply #2 on: June 13, 2010, 10:29:20 PM »
Scared off by the crooked number plate?  Or the two (normal) mounting holes in the back?

Nice win!
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Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: I just bought an AE Spacesaver
« Reply #3 on: June 13, 2010, 10:33:37 PM »
I figured that the cord alone may be worth more than $25 if it is in good, usable condition.  I might use the cord on my AE50.

Larry

Offline McHeath

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Re: I just bought an AE Spacesaver
« Reply #4 on: June 14, 2010, 07:32:20 PM »
Good score!  E-Bay is funny, something goes for nothing and then nothing goes for something!

Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: I just bought an AE Spacesaver
« Reply #5 on: June 18, 2010, 06:53:40 PM »
The phone arrived this afternoon.  I cleaned it up a bit and put back the dial face correctly.  The phone works well, including the dial.  The components are really packed together tightly.  Of course, there is no ringer in this model.  Here are a few pictures.






Larry

Offline Jim Stettler

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Re: I just bought an AE43 Spacesaver - Pictures Posted
« Reply #6 on: June 18, 2010, 10:09:29 PM »
FYI: There is a model of mod. backplates for certain WE trimline wall phones that retro well to this model of spacesaver. The curve is right, you just need to trim the bottom and paint.

I point this out for educational purposes.
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Offline McHeath

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Re: I just bought an AE43 Spacesaver - Pictures Posted
« Reply #7 on: June 18, 2010, 11:46:43 PM »
Miniaturization at it's best, circa what, 1955?  We have come a long way eh?

These are cool phones and you look to have gotten a nice deal here.