Added a page on Commemorative Telephones -- still under
development -- to the home page list.
Added a page on Western Electric K-type
Handsets. Thanks Steve Hart.
Added description of the 2-line
Card Dialer, 2660 A3. Thanks Sam Corcione.
Added info on the military secure
AUTOVON set TA-814/G.
Added a profile of the Bell System Telephone Almanacs.
Added instructions on how to set and
use the LCD clock in the Showcase Olympic
Added a Contempra set equipped with Broadcast
Coupler to the Contempra page.
Added a detail page for the
Contempra set equipped with Broadcast
Moved Northern Electric Contempra set variations from the Imagination page
to a new Contempra
Added the Western Electric 301A set and
Added an entry for the 2853 wall
keyset for ComKey to the 2500-series
Added photos of the interchangeable
500U and 500Y caps to the 500U page.
Added a page for the WE 500C - Modified for
Coin Line Use.
It's a manual extension on a line with a Coin Telephone.
Added navigation to the Speakerphones
pages. You can use the
on-page links as browser favorites or to send links to others.
Added a section on Western Electric
MODIFIED Card Dialers.
Added the NE QKC1B Teletrainer to Teletrainers.
Added photos of Data Phones -- 401E
and 804A here.
Added photos of a 25W3 dial converted
from 10- to 12-buttons to 10-button Dial Upgrade
Added Donate buttons. The site
has been ad-free since its creation. Please help keep it that
way. Funds are used to help cover costs and to purchase research
materials to help expand the site. Contributions of
telephone-related documents are always welcome.
Added a reference and photo ID page
Added detail photos of the WE 558 wall set
Added on-page links to handset types
to Western Electric Handset Styles.
Added a page for Western Electric
Added the 537A
telephone set. (Anyone have the BSP or a photo?)
Added a page for Color ads and brochures to
support Phones in Color
Added info on F-58554 and F-58555
and their unique cards.
Added Western Electric Automatic Dialers
and provided navigation among Card Dialer table pages.
Added info and charts on the amazing 1948
Media, PA Pushbutton Dialing Field Trial
Added a page on Western Electric
-- from A to S.
Added a page on Western Electric Handsets
-- from the 1001
to the R-type.
Added component photos to WE 5302.
Added photos of 514 sets with optional
Added photos of several sets including
500U, 570 and 581A to WE500-series
Added photos of a Trimline II, F-55580
field trial set here and
on the linked page.
Added photos and on-page references to
the WE Princess page.
Added photos of an ivory NE Uniphone.
Added photos and company info to the TeleQuest
Cleaned up text and formatting in the WE500-series
Added a page on Northern Telecom
Added photos and reformatted the page
on WE302 Field Trial Sets.
Added formatting and additional links
to the BSP page.
Added info comparing the D-177001 early 500 set prototype with 1949 and
1950 WE500 sets here.
Added a page on 95-type Apparatus Blanks
for the 500-series.
Added photos and a separate photo column to the WE300-series,
WE1500-series and WE2500-series
Added a page for 500-like telephones
(Phones from other US manufacturers).
Added a page for the NCR Charge Phone Credit
Added the TeleQuest Notepad Plus
Added a Vesco lever-operated intercom
and photos of additional Amplicalls.
Added a page for the WE TP-6-A, military
version of the 302.
Added thumbnails to many models on the WE300-series
Added Intercoms by Edwards, DeVeau and Couch to Intercoms
Added photos of variations of SoftTouch dialers to the Soft Touch page.
Added pages for Phone
Lamps and 1970s designer phones from Teleconcepts
Added a page on Bell System Publications.
Added a page on North H-series Set Ringers.
Added a page for the WE354C
Special wall set - modified for 2-line
Added a page on Bell
Created new pages for WE1500
types and WE2500
Moved Princess and Design Line
phones off the WE500
types page to WE
Princess and WE
Design Line pages and added photos.
Added feature thumbnails to WE500
Began adding home page icons and
navigation links to upper left corner of pages.
Site relocated to domain www.paul-f.com. Please update
Added a page for AUTOVON
Added Leich 100 and North 7H6
Conversion colors to Phones
Added references and description
info on WE
Revised dates for 500-series Component
Evolution, based on
studying press releases, photos and sets.
Added a section on the 500-types
was my 500-type set built?
Added 500-series model number
photos to How
to Use and Model
Added BSP references to G
Shortcuts page to help you find stuff faster.
Added color info on North
Added letter codes to AE
Added info on WE575 and other
ComKey keysets to WE500
Added info and photos on the WE
Added new content to rotary and
touchtone prototype pages WE
Added info on 2504 and 3504 sets to
Revised release date of new WE
colors to August 1957. WE500
Updated the Wanted
Added pages for WE507
and 509, 500F
NE501F, and WE332.
Updated and reformatted comments in
the WE500 types table
Electric Uniphones page.
Added Northern Electric 532B to 532B.
and many sets to WE
Added prototypes at Disneyland's
House of Tomorrow Exhibit (1958).
Added and revised BSP references on
types and WE500
Added info on military models and
5302 descriptions to WE300
Added a timeline for Western
Electric prototypes to WE
Changed email address on html
pages. If you find any I missed, please let me know!
Added WE 307 details and photos to WE300
Added G11 handset info to the handset section of WE500
types and revised keyset
info on WE500
in Color! and WE
Color Codes Chart.
Added photos of dial and wall sets to "Dial-In-Handset"
in the Collectors'
Revised introduction and Automatic Dialer info on
Added photos to Rauland
Added photos and a new page behind Telephones
in the Movies and on TV.
Added WE514 and 2514 to WE514.
Added AE/Western Union Voice Data set and a Kellogg
Added photos of WE1512 and Trimline to WE512
Card Dialer and WE691
Added new photos to the
Telephones in the Movies and on TV.
Field Trial Sets to
set to the Collectors'
Added show photos of prototype 302
sets to the Collectors'
phones with #2 dials
phone , updated WE525
(and added 525B) and
Added Magnavox hype to Coryphone.
Added photos of North desk sets to
555 Telephones and North
Changed email address and site URL -- Please update bookmarks!!
Added North 555 sets to Dial
Added Star Trek pilot to
the Movies and on TV.
Added 522 “elevator phone” and modified 564, 565 and 510
descriptions on WE500
Reformatted the WE500 types
Added "Wrong is Right" to
the Movies and on TV.
Added Olympics '84 Models to
Added Merlin Colors to
Added post-1980 Design Line Models to
Added 691 keyset and details on early 500 models to
Added Design Line Phones and additional Call Directors to
Added Card Dialers, Call Directors , Wall Keysets and additional
Panel Phones to WE500
Added Della's Telephone Number to
Telephones in the Movies and on TV.
Added WE Camera Stand and Desk Microphone to
Why Did They Do That?
Added more details on North desk sets and copies to
North Desk Set and Copies.
Added Keychains showing "original" 500-series colors to
Added Princess, Panel Phones and Handsets to
Added Connecticut Wall Phone to
Added AE890 and Soft Touch Dialer to
Added description of Heraldo Spanish Wall Phone to
Updated List of
including additional photos:
WE500U , WE512
, and WE595
Added WE592, SC1583, and AE7034 to
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