Quote from: MMikeJBenN27 on Yesterday at 12:18:57 AMThey used to offer phones in this color, Oxford Grey. I think the only way you could get a handset nowadays that color is if it is for one of those phones, and that color is rare.
Quote from: G-Man on Today at 01:19:56 PMIf I had realized that your payphone is already a "frankenphone" and you are not concerned about being period correct, only with its cosmetics (which is fine), then I would not have wasted yours and everyone else's time and bandwidth with my useless trivia.
Quote from: G-Man on Today at 07:35:42 AMUntil you determine the date and model and manufacturer (WECo or AT&T) of your single-slot payphone, you won't be able to determine the appropriate handset for it. You should not have a problem in doing so since it will be well marked.
QuoteThe dumbbell shape of the 1905 receiver was dictated by the long bar magnet required to produce an adequate signal. Technological advances have resulted in the LB1 receiver for the TRIMLINE hand-set. This unit is only 1/18 as heavy and 1/8 as high as the 1905 model.