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AT&T Touch-a-Matic 300 and Elite 300-type Telephones

Started by paul-f, February 07, 2024, 11:35:37 AM

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AT&T Touch-a-Matic 300 and Elite 300-type Telephones


When identifying a AT&T phone, we narrowed it down to a Touch-a-Matic or Elite set.
http://www.classicrotaryphones.com/forum/index.php?topic=28056.0

Haven't found a catalog or literature reference yet, but looked through a bunch of harvested photos for more details. The following is a start on research for this topic, showing examples of both Elite and TAM branded sets.

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Elite and TAM handsets and markings...

Elites found (small sample) have a pulse/tone switch. TAMs do not.

Note logo placement.
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Elite (textured) and TAM (smooth) bottom views...

Found sets are marked with variants of this model number: ZCS8202.
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paul-f

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TAM and Elite 305

Found photos of this variant in both brandings.

The base is obviously larger. Features TBD.

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Touch-A-Matic 315 Clock Radio

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Touch-A-Matic 310 -- Two-line set

Marked with variations of CS8209...

Available in either desk or wall models. The wall set's handset is mounted vertically, and has an extra ridge to hold the handset on hook.
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Touch-A-Matic 300 in AT&T Wood Base

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Quote from: paul-f on February 07, 2024, 11:54:55 AMTAM and Elite 305

Found photos of this variant in both brandings.

The base is obviously larger. Features TBD.

The Elite 305 manual shows the tone/pulse switch...
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Stormcrash

Nice work! Looks like the 305 variants are the wall models to the normal 300 desk models