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Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #30 on: April 28, 2013, 07:36:59 PM »
Currently coming down to the end of an auction on eBay...item number 271193760156.

"Vintage Western Electric 202 Desk Telephone w/D-1 Style Base"

Am I wrong...isn't that an SC base?  (...covered with mustard?)
SC base ..AE dial ...WE handset....not even good mustard on it.....Doug
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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #31 on: April 29, 2013, 03:07:48 PM »
1/2 point because it has then WE handset.  Extra credit because it is yellow.
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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #32 on: April 30, 2013, 07:03:32 PM »
Vintage telephone Western Electric? Old Phone

http://www.ebay.com/itm/310662018892

VERDICT:  A Western Electric 333 Common Battery Wall Telephone

Missing a mouthpiece and receiver cap, probably been repainted to cover the corrosion that these things seem to attract.  Looks like the seller guessed correctly.  With a $60 BIN it should not last too long, especially with the old card holder.  
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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #33 on: April 30, 2013, 08:31:08 PM »
Seller has this as a "WESTERN ELECTRIC TELEPHONE 1920 BRASS COVER " but . . . ?

Not!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251269274448

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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #34 on: April 30, 2013, 09:22:25 PM »
Phoneco special .Might have WE capsules in the leich handset if lucky.

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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #35 on: April 30, 2013, 09:58:06 PM »
Currently coming down to the end of an auction on eBay...item number 271193760156.

"Vintage Western Electric 202 Desk Telephone w/D-1 Style Base"

Am I wrong...isn't that an SC base?  (...covered with mustard?)
Is this a polite way of saying that this is a SC phone with a WE handset (matching mustard)? If so I Concur.
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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #36 on: May 05, 2013, 09:37:08 AM »
Vintage Wooden Telephone Phone Wall Home Western Electric? 1900s Box Antique

http://www.ebay.com/itm/251257233888

This one is back again.  I e-mailed this seller to explain that this is definitely not a WE a while back, yet this still pops up.  Sellers like this are why I started this thread.  They know it is not a Western Electric, yet they try to cover themselves with the "?".
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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #37 on: May 21, 2013, 10:12:50 PM »
A2416 WESTERN ELECTRIC EMPTY MAGNETO OAK RINGER UNIT NICE BOX

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=261219089108

Excellent condition except for the missing magneto.  And the scratches.  And the cracked backboard.
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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #38 on: May 23, 2013, 01:39:15 AM »
A2416 WESTERN ELECTRIC EMPTY MAGNETO OAK RINGER UNIT NICE BOX

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=261219089108

Excellent condition except for the missing magneto.  And the scratches.  And the cracked backboard.

I don't believe the box is WE anyway. They didn't use that kind of "catch" to keep the door closed.
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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #39 on: May 23, 2013, 01:43:12 AM »
Western Electric GBD-9051C Art Deco Antique Craft Telephone Retro

(NOT!)

http://www.ebay.com/itm/321130406747
« Last Edit: May 23, 2013, 01:45:53 AM by poplar1 »
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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #40 on: May 23, 2013, 01:54:35 AM »
Two more from the same seller. Were these from the Shreveport, Louisiana Western Electric plant or the Indianapolis, Indiana WE plant? (Trick question)
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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #41 on: May 23, 2013, 01:57:28 AM »
Western Electric GBD-9051C Art Deco Antique Craft Telephone Retro

(NOT!)

GAWD, what WECo dial model is that!

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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #42 on: May 25, 2013, 10:44:22 AM »
Seller says "Western Electric Vintage Phone" but most likely took that off of the bottom of the 3 dry cell can included with the "phone".

http://www.ebay.com/itm/290921605059

So, what is this, anyway? An old intercom? Looks home made. Is it? That PTT button is interesting. And must be a small magneto . . .
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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #43 on: May 25, 2013, 12:24:20 PM »
WE 8A transmitter and WE 635A transmitter. Looks like an AE induction coil.
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Re: Western Electric?
« Reply #44 on: May 25, 2013, 03:13:24 PM »
I definetly vote for home made!
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