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Way before smart phones, text, email!!! #216610
01/04/16 09:18 PM
01/04/16 09:18 PM
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Way before smart phones, text, email!!!

Anyone remember Western Union??

From what I understand, this was a 'call box' that was used to summon a Western Union 'runner' that this office had a telegram to be picked up and sent.

I've had this laying around for at least 25+years. Removed (saved) from a demo job in Manhattan.

Imay try to remove the remnants of the paper label.
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Re: Way before smart phones, text, email!!! [Re: HotLine1] #216616
01/05/16 09:35 AM
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You might want to think about asking at an art gallery about seeing a conservator.
It would be a shame to damage something this interesting by using the wrong chemicals to remove the tape.


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