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Model: WE 653
Made by: Western Electric Co.
From: 1930s through 50s
Materials: metal body, bakelite receiver
western electric model 653 antique hotel telephone

Photos courtesy Frank Franowsky


Single piece phone built with the housing of a traditional WE metal subset (ringer box). Also called a 'hotel phone'. Uses a bulldog transmitter.


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