Rare Western Electric 5302 - Hybrid
It has the look of a 500 but the classic construction of the 302. What I love most about this phone is the great RRRING that will be sure to get the attention of everyone in your household!
Here is an amazing, original Western Electric Model 5302. The phone has been painstakingly restored back to original high gloss finish. It is ready to plug and play on your phone line.
The 5302 is a transition phone using parts from the classic 302 series and the exterior styling of the newer 500 model. This was done as an effective and economical way to use the old stock of 302 parts while still meeting market demand for a modern look. Many 5302's were deployed in rural settings where the superior performance of the 302 components on extended lines proved to be a benefit when compared to the early 500 sets. This allowed rural customers to get a a new fancy phone like their city counterparts, while still meeting their audio quality expectations.
This phone has an original Western Electric No 5 dial that has been cleaned, lubricated and adjusted to ensure troublefree operation. The bakelite G1 handset has been carefully buffed as is in excellent condition. As a finishing touch, a new coiled handset cord, and a cloth modular line cord has been added to this classic. These cords were produced using the same machinery that Western Electric used over 60 years ago. All components have been fully overhauled and tested to ensure that they will function properly both now, and in the years to come.
This wonderful piece of history carries a one year parts and labour warranty subject to our standard terms and conditions.
This fully functional phone will look great in any home or office and be a conversation piece for years to come.