The manufacture date of I-34 can be seen in red paint under the top shelf. Other dates with the latest of 1937 can be found throughout. The E-1 handset is dated 4-36 with a 557B receiver--Western Electric on the receiver cap. It has a new old stock brown woven cotton cord. It has a 4-H dial with the earlier all number celluloid plate made before the later fired porcelain.
There is a tiny repaired hairline crack under the 5 number. The action is smooth with audible clicking and appears/sounds like normal in pulsing.
The dial is a transition dial made at the time of discontinuance of the 2AA with the fingerstop attached inside the housing. WESTERN ELECTRIC MADE IN USA. Pat in usa aug 19 12 aug 24 15. Des may 7 18 sept 13 21. 2-3 chips out of the rim of the dial and scuffs on the body but overall it is well preserved for its age.
The inside terminal strip is perfect but the wires to the dial are missing. This item has been fully examined and every reasonable effort has been made to disclose any defects. MAKE AN OFFER FOR AN INSTANT REPLY! Thank you for your interest. This is a vintage item, no longer made or in production, offered to collectors, hobbyists and for historical interest.
We have yet to have a damage claim! The item "WESTERN ELECTRIC C1 WALL MOUNT TELEPHONE 1934" is in sale since Monday, January 20, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Telephones\Pre-1940". The seller is "attic00attack" and is located in Santa Rosa, California.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Switzerland, Norway, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Bermuda, Bolivia, Sri lanka, Uruguay, Russian federation, Indonesia, Antigua and barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint kitts and nevis, Saint lucia, Montserrat, Turks and caicos islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.