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» BAROQUE «  FRENCH-STYLE DIAL TELEPHONE   Western Electric Co.  (1973)
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Case made in Korea ;   Chassis (= SET 6U DIAL ) made by WesternElectric

This »BAROQUE« Telephone  w. its ornamented  "brass" (= anodized iron )
case, "brass works"  & "brass" dial is "FAR OVER THE TOP" *).  The dial
numbers are enamel. Only the "ivory" parts of the hand-set are plastic.
The dial-center shows a baroque scene:  A couple in the fields. "Wings"
allow to carry the telephone around when the handset is placed.

   *) The "Top" of a US/French "Fashon-Line" - Have a look at ...
      » FRENCH «   » CONTESSA «   » PETITE «   » CELEBRITY «

The telephone works well today too; especially when the power is off.

The LETTERS ON THE DIALER are for  MEMORIZING TELEPHONE NUMBERS ...
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      1             4 = G H I     7 = P R S     0 = Operator
      2 = A B C     5 = J K L     8 = T U V
      3 = D E F     6 = M N O     9 = W X Y

                    Historical Remarks ...
impressum:
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© C.HAMANN      http://public.beuth-hochschule.de/~hamann      07/22/13