Author Topic: Western Electric 500 purple handsets  (Read 613 times)

Offline baldopeacock

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Western Electric 500 purple handsets
« on: July 30, 2013, 07:48:37 PM »
On eBay now...  advertised as MIB.

http://tinyurl.com/mh5sqx6

Nine modular 500-style handsets that appear to be painted purple.   Not a color I've seen.   Anyone have ideas about how these came to be?   They're in boxes, maybe something made up for a promotion for some company, perhaps?

« Last Edit: July 30, 2013, 07:50:28 PM by baldopeacock »

Offline rdelius

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Re: Western Electric 500 purple handsets
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2013, 08:00:39 PM »
Looks painted.I have seen purple lobby telephones in Knights Inn before

Offline paul-f

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Re: Western Electric 500 purple handsets
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2013, 10:35:51 PM »
It could go with this...

  http://www.ebay.com/itm/281143933383
Visit: paul-f.com         WE 500  Design_Line

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