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Original Bell installer's number card kit

Started by baldopeacock, October 22, 2010, 10:05:08 AM

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Quote from: ka1axy on September 15, 2023, 05:15:29 PMAny chance you could get a high res scan of one of those 4-card strips? I'd like to try to duplicate the entire strip, with alignment marks in Word of LibreOffice. Bonus points if you could also scan the alignment jig (I think Bell calls it the "cover"). My HOMS 187S came without any of the accessories...

Here is a scan I made of a different style strip.  It does not use the alignment gauge in the Homs cover.  The notches on the sides line up with the marks on the Homs base.
http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=22738.0
It is from Area Code 206, and from the All Digit Dialing days, so there is no prefix pre-printed on them.

My Homs is missing the cover.  Around here, they didn't use the Homs very much.  Most installers just used the rubber numberers, which were aligned by eye, making for some not very even number cards.