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Offline Sargeguy

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Nice B-1 Manual Set
« on: January 28, 2011, 09:46:17 PM »
Bought a manual B-1 with matching dates from 1-30



After 30 seconds with a damp paper towel



Cradle paint is nearly perfect



Seamless E-1 Handset with Bullet transmitter



Clean and uncorroded wiring with original cords in great shape



Oh well nothing is perfect

This thing is in awesome condition except for the base.  It's going into the permanent collection.  I am not going to put a dial on it or replace the transmitter.
Greg Sargeant
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Offline bingster

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Re: Nice B-1 Manual Set
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2011, 03:28:51 AM »
I think that's one of the finest originals I've ever seen.  Well done. :)
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Re: Nice B-1 Manual Set
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2011, 07:25:34 AM »
I think that's one of the finest originals I've ever seen.  Well done. :)
I second that, it looks like it was NEVER used. Wonderful find...Doug
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Offline Dennis Markham

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Re: Nice B-1 Manual Set
« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2011, 10:03:15 AM »
Very nice, Greg.  I agree that it looks good just the way it is....no dial needed.

Offline Kenny C

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Re: Nice B-1 Manual Set
« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2011, 10:59:30 AM »
That looks beautiful  :o :o :o
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Offline Dan

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Re: Nice B-1 Manual Set
« Reply #5 on: January 29, 2011, 02:34:08 PM »
Love it!  :)
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Re: Nice B-1 Manual Set
« Reply #6 on: January 29, 2011, 03:17:05 PM »
Greg:

I agree with every one else!

Very nice, indeed.  It looks like there are 4 conductors in the line cord.  If so, this would be an excellent example of a B mount wired as antisidetone, or in other words as a 202.  Excellent find!

Very nice example of a bullet transmitter, and what a great handset and original paint on the body.  Even the cords look original and in great shape.

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