Western Electric 102. Patented in the 1920s . Round base telephone . More rare than the 202 and were only made for 2 years
Made after the A1 telephone which was one of the first desksets
Features E1 handset and matching bown woven cloth cords . Completey restored with a beautiful new finish.
Installed new upper and lower plunger bushings
Buffed and polished bakelite handset with the spitcup
Older #4 dial which has a raspier clickety clack sound.
Working telephone that you will enjoy
NEW... We can now send you Powder coated 102 desksets for an additional $20 These are high gloss black and abrasion resistant
Posted by Pat Germani on 25th Apr 2012
I received the Western Electric 102 earlier this month, plugged it in and it has been working fine since. The finish is just like new. This is not the first phone I bought from oldphoneshop, got a Western Electric 202 also -it to works and looks great.