Original 1920s Gray / Western Electric 50 G payphone with all the bells and whistles. This is an original 3 slot telephone from the 1920s. This is truly one of the nicest 50G payphones you will ever find.
It features the first coin guage which is the older nickle plated cast brass style. Its upper housing and backboard are cast iron.The gong and Cathedral gong are mounted to the cast iron housing. Original marked Gray/Western Bottom, nice cloth covered receiver cord and original receiver. Receiver and mouth piece come polished. The mouth piece is an original bakelite mouthpiece made just for the older 2 piece payphones. The mouthpiece has brass threads.
This has the lead coin chute and 2 coil relay and a code plate marked 50G.
The switch hook and old wooden terminal strip are completely original to this payphone. Original older flat vault door from the 1920s with original locks and keys for the upper housing and vault door. Has a very unique sound when a nickle, dime and quarter fall over the dual gongs.Its cast iron backboard has only 2 bosses and is marked in Western Electric vermillion ink 50G. There is a 50G marking inside the upper cast iron housing also.
We are including the original older style coin box which is a rare item.
This Museum piece can be fully working if you add a Western Electric 534 subset. We have these subsets available completley restored if you would like to purchase one.
If you are a foreign customer outside of the US you must contact us before paying so we can set this item up for the Global shipping program. It will safely be delivered right to your door. We will also include a bag of US coins for the payphone.
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