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Offline MaximRecoil

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The ringer works fine, does it?
« on: August 24, 2012, 12:09:23 AM »
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From the description:

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Up for Bid a vintage Black rotary dial wall phone made by Western Electric. Has a label dated 5-74 and A/B 554 under the Black cover on the metal, and also the same date 5-74 on the network # 425B and a date of  9-60 (see photo's). and the ringer works fine. There is a ringer volume control on the right bottom of the phone.

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« Last Edit: August 24, 2012, 12:10:58 AM by MaximRecoil »

Offline twocvbloke

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Re: The ringer works fine, does it?
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2012, 12:18:28 AM »
I guess it's a prototype of the Telepathic ringer, that they can only hear in their head... :D

Offline DavePEI

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Re: The ringer works fine, does it?
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2012, 06:20:12 AM »
Not only that, but just try to send the seller a message to point out his error. He has messages disabled.

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Offline liteamorn

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Re: The ringer works fine, does it?
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2012, 07:01:52 AM »
I know I could hear it, if I could just get those voices in my head to shut up for 5 minutes.

Offline canuckphoneguy

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Re: The ringer works fine, does it?
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2012, 08:38:20 AM »
I'd definitely be leaving negative feedback for this one. Especially since you can't contact the seller through messages.

Offline poplar1

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Re: The ringer works fine, does it?
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2012, 09:23:05 AM »
I didn't have any problem sending him a message. Here is his response:

your 100% right never noticed
saved my bacon thanks has been revised
to just for parts and no mention of ringer,


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However, the description still says that the ringer works fine
"C'est pas une restauration, c'est une rénovation."--François Martin.