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Offline Konrad

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WE 302??
« on: January 08, 2009, 09:08:58 PM »
I'm a newbie no exspurt but this does not look like a 302 to me more a Kellog or AE maybe?

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Offline Dennis Markham

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Re: WE 302??
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2009, 09:13:28 PM »
It looks like a 302.  The F1W handset indicates the handset was made by Western Electric for a smaller, non Bell System phone company.  Notice it reads "Western Electric Company" but not Bell System on the handset.

There was some discussion about that on this posting:

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=218.0

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Offline benhutcherson

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Re: WE 302??
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2009, 09:14:47 PM »
Definitely a 302.

I don't know Kellogg telephones, but the AE equivalent to the 302, the model 40, looks quite a bit different inside and outside.

Offline mienaichizu

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Re: WE 302??
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2009, 10:43:23 PM »
It clearly speaks that I'm a 302

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Re: WE 302??
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2009, 10:59:33 PM »
I'll chime in with my 2 cents.

If you notice the finger stop on the dial, it's at 4 O'Clock.  Typically an AE dial is at 5 O'Clock.  My vote is WE 302 as well.

Take a look at this AE listing

> AE40 with Chrome Accents <


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Re: WE 302??
« Reply #5 on: January 08, 2009, 11:16:46 PM »
The only phones that look like a WE302 are the NE302s from Canada, is that correct?

Offline bingster

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Re: WE 302??
« Reply #6 on: January 08, 2009, 11:53:42 PM »
Yep, they're identical except for the name.
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