Author Topic: What is the Largest Amount Of Telephones You Found at One Location  (Read 15863 times)

Offline Contempra

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Re: What is the Largest Amount Of Telephones You Found at One Location
« Reply #90 on: November 11, 2017, 08:39:32 AM »
For my part, it was the year spent at an antique dealer. there were 3. A 500 desk phone and the other two to be mounted on a wall. $ 20 each. all with a fingerwheel ...

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Offline WEBellSystemChristian

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Re: What is the Largest Amount Of Telephones You Found at One Location
« Reply #91 on: November 11, 2017, 09:44:19 AM »
Here's an attempt to restart this thread in it's new location.

My Dad used to be good friends with the guy who was in charge of disposing of everything from Wisconsin Bell. If a piece of equipment of any kind from Wisconsin Bell was tossed or recycled, it went to him. He had literally several warehouses stuffed with phones and equipment at any given time before he sent it out for scrap. He even drove an early '60s Econoline phone truck filled with phones. This was during the '70s and '80s, before, during, and after the breakup.  Just imagine what went through his hands!

He died sometime in the late '80s, so I never got a chance to meet him.
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Re: What is the Largest Amount Of Telephones You Found at One Location
« Reply #92 on: November 11, 2017, 11:46:41 AM »
Just merged the two seperate “Killer Deal” topics back into one.

Bring on more Killer Deals!

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