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Offline gpo706

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ANTIQUE LINEMANíS TEST PHONE WESTERN ELECTRIC #1 1903
« on: September 10, 2010, 06:02:01 PM »
"now this should take five minutes, where's me screwdriver went now..?"

Offline bingster

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Re: ANTIQUE LINEMANíS TEST PHONE WESTERN ELECTRIC #1 1903
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2010, 06:18:45 PM »
As old as that set is, they do seem to pop up rather frequently.  You could take some Brasso to it, and have a very pretty item.  I'm not sure it's supposed to be bent at the transmitter the way it is, though.  Anybody know for sure?
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Re: ANTIQUE LINEMANíS TEST PHONE WESTERN ELECTRIC #1 1903
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2010, 06:24:26 PM »
I believe the 1001 is not normally bent like that. 

I have a couple; one of which I got at an estate sale last week-end for $2.00, but they usually go for probably $30 to $50.  I think there were lots of them around.  When I get home I'll check to see.  The bend in that picture does not look like it was part of the design!

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Re: ANTIQUE LINEMANíS TEST PHONE WESTERN ELECTRIC #1 1903
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2010, 06:27:54 PM »
I agree.  The bend does really not belong there!
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Re: ANTIQUE LINEMANíS TEST PHONE WESTERN ELECTRIC #1 1903
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2010, 06:52:39 PM »
very cool piece..definitely damaged... i would pay maybe $30 for a nice set...but i am cheap ;)
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Re: ANTIQUE LINEMANíS TEST PHONE WESTERN ELECTRIC #1 1903
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2010, 06:54:36 PM »
From the WE Catalog No. 3, 1916...
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