connecticut TP6 desk telephone, 1950s

The Connecticut TP6

This rock solid industrial strength vintage phone was used by the military in the 1950s. Massively heavy, it is electrically similar to the Western Electric 302 including the wake-the-dead electromechanical ringer. Perfect for reenacting Dr. Stranglove or Failsafe!

Restoration highlights:
The dial has been fully disassembled, cleaned, and lubricated for years of trouble-free service. The finger wheel has been sandblasted and powder coated in semi-gloss black. Dial card and acetate cover are new. A perfectly matching number overlay is installed.

Reproduction cloth cord is brand new and matches the original cord. A modern connector is provided so you can easily plug it into a modern phone jack.

The handset is ultrasonically cleaned and rehabbed with grits as fine as 2000 and then buffed to a beautiful shine.

The base is completely stripped and painted high gloss black, followed by components being cleaned and reinstalled.

Finally, each telephone undergoes extensive testing to make sure it is in perfect working order.


s&h: $24.95

option: $79.95 . . . pulse to tone converter

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dial 3