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Offline pault

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New member from Michigan
« on: June 08, 2016, 09:55:45 AM »
Hello,
I'm a recent retired outside I&R tech from Michigan Bell/Ameritech/SBC/AT&T. Started in the late 1970s outside and inside jobs.
Worked in assignment, I&R dispatch, TOPS operator, clerk in data/billing center, worked on C.O. frame, underground cable locator and finally installation & repair tech for POTS, T1 and DSL.

Offline Fabius

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Re: New member from Michigan
« Reply #1 on: June 08, 2016, 10:06:08 AM »
Hello Paul,

Welcome. We have a home in Canadian Lakes, Michigan. Where are you located? What do you collect? I started with the NY Telephone and retired from Verizon. I worked in the central office.
Tom Vaughn
La Porte, Indiana
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ATCA #765
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Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: New member from Michigan
« Reply #2 on: June 08, 2016, 11:17:21 AM »
Welcome Paul.  There are many of us here in Michigan including our esteemed forum master.  We have been scheming to bring all of the world's collectible telephones here to Michigan :)

Larry

Offline dsk

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Re: New member from Michigan
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2016, 12:23:07 PM »
Welcome Paul.
dsk

Offline pault

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Re: New member from Michigan
« Reply #4 on: June 13, 2019, 05:07:57 PM »
Well after 3 years, I just noticed these replies to my first post. I guess I'm not so new anymore.
I've been spending too much of my retirement income on building my phone collection.  Have a little over 100 of various models of Western & Automatic Electric sets. I have 4 payphones so far 2 WE and 2 AE.  I also acquired a glass outdoor phone booth with the blue TELEPHONE glass signs. It's cleaned up
and ready to put outside soon with one of the payphones connected to a payphone simulator.  Even replaced the light ballasts and put in new circular bulbs.
Caseville, Michigan

Offline HarrySmith

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Re: New member from Michigan
« Reply #5 on: June 13, 2019, 05:17:19 PM »
Well Paul, if you have been here that long you know we LOVE pictures! Let's see your collection. You can add your own topic to our collections pages.

http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?board=68.0
Harry Smith
ATCA 4434
TCI

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there is only
do or do not"