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Wood Telephones25 of 851938 Western Electric Crank Wall PhoneSignature on Stromberg Carlson Wooden Phone
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Posted 2 years ago

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CAD1949
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Saw this the other day. looks to be complete,including the batteries. In need of refinishing but all natural wood. No idea as to age.

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  1. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 2 years ago
    Come on people, identify the make. I like old termite fodder phones. Did the dry cell batteries eliminate the need for the hand cranked generator?
  2. packrat-place packrat-place, 2 years ago
    ttomtucker, where are you???
  3. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 2 years ago
    CAD1849, Your wall telephone looks to be a 1930's Western Electric. It is missing the magneto, the batteries provided a talk path. Batteries and magneto's were elimiated when the telephone company converted to common battery supplied from the central office.

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