Author Topic: Card phone near me.  (Read 892 times)

Offline Brinybay

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Card phone near me.
« on: January 27, 2011, 05:30:53 AM »
Not something that interests me, but somebody here likes these.  Price seems steep.

http://seattle.craigslist.org/sno/clt/2178789435.html

Western Electric 2660AIM Vintage Card Phone - $150 (South Everett)
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Date: 2011-01-24, 11:39PM PST
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This is an early Western Electric Card Phone. This was one of the first (or THE first) speed dialers. It came with plastic cards (not included) that you punched the numbers out of and stored in the open spaces at the top of the phone. When you made the call, you just slipped the card in like a credit card and the phone would dial the number for you. Scarce Item in great condition.

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Offline Dave F

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Re: Card phone near me.
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2011, 01:36:00 PM »
Price is a wee bit high for beige, but not totally out of line.  That's typically what you see them going for in the common colors.

By the way, I have some NOS cards for sale for this type of phone, if anybody needs some.