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SophieC
Older Style Rotary Phone...anyone have one?

Does anyone out there have an older style rotary phone like the one pictured here that they might be willing to part with? I'm looking to replace a part on the one I have.

WitchDoctor
Re: Older Style Rotary Phone...anyone have one?

If nothing turns up here , try EBAY . BTW , what part do you need ?

JLMCDANIEL
Re: Older Style Rotary Phone...anyone have one?

You might try some locale antique shops or flea markets, I seen a few pop up there.
Jack

SophieC
Re: Older Style Rotary Phone...anyone have one?
WitchDoctor wrote:

If nothing turns up here , try EBAY . BTW , what part do you need ?

The jack that the phone line plugs into at the back of the phone. The lip edge that goes around the jack to keep it from slipping inside the phone case has broken. In addition to that, the jack itself has cracked in half. I tried gluing it back together, but it just won't hold. I've checked EBAY a few times, but am not willing to pay so much for them. I should probably keep checking every so often. I may get lucky.

JLMCDANIEL wrote:

You might try some locale antique shops or flea markets, I seen a few pop up there.
Jack

I've checked with a few...no luck so far.

JLMCDANIEL
Re: Older Style Rotary Phone...anyone have one?

Sophie is this in your price range http://www.rotarydialphones.com/black500new.htm or for parts you might try http://www.oldphoneman.com/Parts50s70sphones.htm

Jack

canuk
Re: Older Style Rotary Phone...anyone have one?

Sounds like it's just the female RJ 11/12 modular jack that may need replacing.

The pictures are just examples and not the exact ones that would fit.

SophieC
Re: Older Style Rotary Phone...anyone have one?
JLMCDANIEL wrote:

Sophie is this in your price range http://www.rotarydialphones.com/black500new.htm or for parts you might try http://www.oldphoneman.com/Parts50s70sphones.htm

Jack

Wow! New and never used. Looks great, but I can't justify spending the $70 when the phone I have works just fine....except for the jack slipping inside the case. :rolleyes:

canuk wrote:

Sounds like it's just the female RJ 11/12 modular jack that may need replacing.

The pictures are just examples and not the exact ones that would fit.

I found what I needed from a Canadian company. This is it....

http://www.oldphoneworks.com/antique-phone-parts/by-type/part.asp?currency=USD&PhonePartType=100&PhonePart=595

Edit: On second thought, that may not be right. That is for the handset. I need the back jack. I did email them a question about it, so we'll see.

canuk
Re: Older Style Rotary Phone...anyone have one?
SophieC
Re: Older Style Rotary Phone...anyone have one?
canuk wrote:

They have the part listed.

http://www.oldphoneworks.com/antique-phone-parts/by-type/part.asp?currency=USD&PhonePart=607&PhonePartType=100

Good luck. :)

Yes, I saw it after I posted and after I had edited my post. Didn't want to edit again! :D

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