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Offline Doug Rose

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eBay 390281108004 Monowatt Vintage Phone Light w/ Packaging
« on: January 29, 2011, 04:27:42 PM »

I was the lucky winner of this really nice bakelite phone lamp. It is NOS and I was really shocked that it went so low. I love the "go withs" in Telephone collecting. Brown Bakelite base and an Ivory Bakelite shade. With the 302 on the front and the 354 on the back, I am guessing late 40s early 50s. There is not date on the package. It is made by General Electric. Very cool.....Doug

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Offline HarrySmith

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Re: eBay 390281108004 Monowatt Vintage Phone Light w/ Packaging
« Reply #1 on: January 29, 2011, 04:56:46 PM »
Very Cool! Congrats on a neat find!
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Offline Sargeguy

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Re: eBay 390281108004 Monowatt Vintage Phone Light w/ Packaging
« Reply #2 on: January 29, 2011, 11:13:24 PM »
Where was it manufactured?  My great-grandfather and grandfather worked for GE/Monowatt in Providence.
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Re: eBay 390281108004 Monowatt Vintage Phone Light w/ Packaging
« Reply #3 on: January 30, 2011, 10:45:23 AM »
Where was it manufactured?  My great-grandfather and grandfather worked for GE/Monowatt in Providence.
Sarge...General Electric Providence 7, R.I. is what is listed on the cardboard on the bottom, see pic 5. Maybe your great-grandfather was involved in this production!....Doug
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Re: eBay 390281108004 Monowatt Vintage Phone Light w/ Packaging
« Reply #4 on: January 30, 2011, 01:09:15 PM »
Oh yeah I see it now.  He passed away in 1918, so its a little after his time, but very cool!
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Re: eBay 390281108004 Monowatt Vintage Phone Light w/ Packaging
« Reply #5 on: January 31, 2011, 10:30:19 AM »
If it's got a postal zone in the address, that narrows it down to to a twenty year period between 1943 and 1963.
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Re: eBay 390281108004 Monowatt Vintage Phone Light w/ Packaging
« Reply #6 on: February 01, 2011, 10:46:36 PM »
Very nice!  I think the accessories, or "go-withs" really make a display of anything, not just phones, look better.

I collect meteorites and frequently look for anything related, even remotely related - even if it just says "meteorites" on it.  It adds to the fun and the interest that the display generates.

Ed