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Posted 3 years ago

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This oak wall phone is about 9 1/2" tall and 5 1/2" wide. It looks similar to Western Electric phones I've seen but I can't find one exactly like this. Would love to know what I have. I've had it all my life and got it from my Grandfather. I suspect it's pre 1900 but would like to know for sure.
I'd sure appreciate any help from the experts out there!

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  1. Rayfrid, 3 years ago
    That wall magneto phone does not date prior to 1900. Its vintage is about 1910.
    Up until the early 1900's, the receiver had its cord terminal posts on the outside, near its hanging on the phone's switchhook.

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