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Offline Sargeguy

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Re: Am I missing something???
« Reply #15 on: January 12, 2009, 11:21:09 PM »
Here is another one-it was at $11.50 with 30 seconds to go...an ugly touch tone Princess with a ridiculously long cord....
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEDWX:IT&item=320329478592
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Re: Am I missing something???
« Reply #16 on: January 12, 2009, 11:35:25 PM »
At first I thought the same, but then noticed the funny white plunger and then the turn key switch.  Ah, it's a 2 line model, a bit rare.  More info is here on Paul F's site:

http://www.paul-f.com/wePrincess.html


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Re: Am I missing something???
« Reply #17 on: January 12, 2009, 11:44:31 PM »
I thought I'd be a shoo-in it with my measly $35 bid.
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Re: Am I missing something???
« Reply #18 on: January 13, 2009, 01:13:52 AM »
There's an interesting "211-ish" phone up right now (i can't find it again, at the moment).  It's got an odd bump on the back plate that's made to clear the back of an AE dial, which is what the phone is equipped with.  WE must have made them up for the independents with that special backplate.  It's the first one I've seen.
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Re: Am I missing something???
« Reply #19 on: January 17, 2009, 05:02:42 PM »
Here is another one of those Harvest Gold key set Princesses-this one with a 10-button pad: http://cgi.ebay.com/WESTERN-ELECTRIC-PRINCESS-PHONE_W0QQitemZ120361819830QQcategoryZ38038QQcmdZViewItem

This time it looks like the bidding war has started a little earlier.

$177-I am sure Tina is pleasantly surprised!!!
« Last Edit: January 17, 2009, 09:49:13 PM by Sargeguy »
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Re: Am I missing something???
« Reply #20 on: January 17, 2009, 09:51:08 PM »
Any ideas why one plunger is white and the other clear?  Would that have come that way?
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Re: Am I missing something???
« Reply #21 on: January 17, 2009, 10:10:29 PM »
In that model, which is a two-line key set, you raise one plunger to talk.
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Re: Am I missing something???
« Reply #22 on: January 18, 2009, 09:46:41 AM »
Ahhh, thanks.   I've seen 302s that had plungers with extra "functions" but I hadn't noticed them on later phones until now.
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Re: Am I missing something???
« Reply #23 on: January 18, 2009, 02:53:45 PM »
I have a 500 with the white pull up plunger, it appears to be a hold of sorts, what exactly is it for ?
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Re: Am I missing something???
« Reply #24 on: January 18, 2009, 03:32:59 PM »
Dan, it may be an exclusionary switch.  Does it look like this one:

http://www.paul-f.com/we500F.html

Does it have a model number on the bottom other than C/D?