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GRAY MFG. CO. CHROME PAY PHONE - GTE PAYPHONE + KEYS For Sale


GRAY MFG. CO. CHROME PAY PHONE - GTE PAYPHONE + KEYS



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GRAY MFG. CO. CHROME PAY PHONE - GTE PAYPHONE + KEYS:
$401

This sale is forone genuine original 3-slot coin telephone made by The Gray Manufacturing Company of Hartford, Connecticut. Itis complete withtwo coin vault door keys,one upper housing key,a coin box, a modular cord for connecting to your home phone line, a wiring diagram, and a 6-pageillustrated booklet on installation and use.

$25.00 CASHREWARDFOR EARLY buyers
If your WINNING offer (or "Buy-It-Now") ismade before 12:00NOON
Friday, July 22, 2011, you will receive a $25.00 discountin checkout.
Please wait until your invoice is received before making payment.

DESCRIPTION

This payphone is inexcellent condition.It is hard to find onethisnice and this old witheverything included. This rare and historic bit of americana will be a lastingtreasureand a perfect gift.

I rescued a number of pay phones from General Telephone when the 3-slot phones were retired from service in 1979. This phone is one of a very few inscribed on the front panel with ..

The GrayManufacturing Company
Hartford, Conn. U.S.A.

Itdates from theearly1940's, I believe, as that was when the panel inscription included "Hartford".(William Graypatented theoriginal payphone in 1889.)This phone has undoubtedly been updated and upgraded over the years by General Telephone (GTE), but it isexactly as it was when retired from service.The I.D.plate on the top is stampedwith the GTEmodel code LPC 82 55.

Only Windex was used to clean up the chrome -- NO polish orabrasives.
There issome slight pitting and wear of the chrome, but it is hard to seeand veryhard tophotograph. The original rotary dial isstraight and turns smoothly. The handset with armored cord is original and undamaged, though it has lost some gloss near the earpiece. All of the electrical and mechanical parts are original and in perfect working order.

The payphonewill work on any home phone line. Thishas beenaccomplished by simply tying the coin relays in position.None of the original wiring has been removed or altered.

Coins are not required to call, but they will drop into the locking vault with the nostalgic "ding"for nickels, "ding-ding" for dimes, and a "bong" for quarters. Inside the vault isan original coin box withits ingenious latching lid to prevent employee theft.

These old payphones did not contain ringers. (The ringer was mounted in the phone booth or on a nearby wall.) However, if you require a ringer to hear incoming calls, please contactthe seller about aninexpensive in-line bell ringer, which also adds 6 feet of extra modular cord.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

One payphone (pictured) with a 6 ft. modular cord and center instruction card.
Twooriginal coinvault door keys
One newly made duplicate upper housing key.
Anoriginal coin box with "theft-proof" lidthat fits inside the vault.
A6-page information booklet.
Awiring diagram from the GTE Coin Telephone Handbook.

This gem is complete and original, with absolutely no reproduction parts EXCEPT:
The key for the upper housing is a new duplicate.
The modular plug-in cordis dial center sticker is a reprint.
The instruction card is a reprint.
The wiring diagram is a photocopy, and the booklet is new.

GUARANTEE

If this payphone is not as described, or fails to work as described, the entire purchase price will be refunded. We will give a full refund, except return shipping, if the unit is returned via UPS within 7 days of delivery, undamaged, in the original packaging or better.

SHIPPING

Shipping weight is 32 lbs. Use the shipping calculator for total cost ofUPS Shipping and Handling. Sales tax (if shipped to CA), and Insurance will be added at checkout.

We ship to the lower 48 US only.
We use high quality packaging materials (included intotalin shipping calculator).
We require insurance forinstrument shipment. Usual cost is under $4.00.
We will ship within2 business days after payment is received (or check cleared).
You will receive a UPS tracking number by email on the day of shipment.

PAYMENT:

We accept only PayPal or cash at pickup. rule! BUT,
Use the "Ask seller" button for exceptions.
Payment must be received within7 days of sale close.
California shipments require payment of 7.75% sales tax (added at checkout).




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