CONSTRUCTION: SOLID BRASS, STEEL, BAKELITE, BRONZ AND WOOD. ALL PAINT BLASTED OFF, PRIMED AND PAINTED WITH AUTOMOTIVE SPRAY LACQUER. WESTERN ELECTRIC #4 DIAL SERVICED AND CALIBRATED ON DIGITAL EQUIPMENT. WOOD REFINISHED AND BRONZ SLEIGH BELLS POLISHED.
RINGER BOX (SUBSET) CONTAINS RINGER MECHANISM, INDUCTION COIL AND CAPACITORS. ALL ORIGINAL EXCEPT FOR NEW INTERNAL TRANSMITTER OPERATING CAPSULE AND CLOTH CORDS. MODERN MODULAR LINE CORD RESDY TO PLUG INTO JACK USED IN MOST ALL HOMES.
DIALS CALLS, RINGS WHEN CALLED AND OPERATES LIKE A MODERN TELEPHONE. Designed and engineered by the Bell system and manufactured by their Western Electric Division this was one of the earliest dial telephones. It is made of solid brass and painted black. Few dial candlesticks were produced compared to earlier non dial types. The #4 dial is hard to find and expensive.
They make a distinctive clicking sound that collectors like. In the early days multiple line telephones were not yet developed.Locations requiring more than one line were supplied with several telephones. Some types: COW BELLS, LIBERTY BELLS, SLEIGH BELLS, "T" BELLS, WOOD BELLS, GLASS BELLS and several sizes of round bells. The very large sleigh bells on this ringer box are quite rare and make a distinctive sound. Most sleigh bells are considerably smaller.
Your family, friends and guests will be curious about this telephone and its history. Most people are not familiar with very old telephones. OTHER AND INTERNATIONAL QUOTED OR ON INVOICE. VIEW MY OTHER RESTORED TELEPHONES AND ASK QUESTIONS BY CLICKING ON THIS PAGE (SEE OTHER ITEMS).The item "WESTERN ELECTRIC DIAL CANDLESTICK VERY LARGE SLEIGH BELLS ANTIQUE TELEPHONE" is in sale since Saturday, March 13, 2021. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Telephones\Pre-1940". The seller is "drahcir29" and is located in Brea, California. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, South africa, New Zealand, Egypt, Reunion.