GTE Automatic Electric Cream Colored Model 80 Rotary Phone

GTE Automatic Electric Cream Colored Model 80 Rotary Phone

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GTE Automatic Electric Cream Colored Model 80 Rotary Phone

This creamy model 80 from GTE Automatic Electric has sleek lines and smooth dial. It has a couple minor scuffs on front and a bit of sun fading(see pictures), and is equipped with a modular connection. It also features a ring adjustment dial.

Another of the "superior" features taunted by AE with their type 80 design over the WE 500 design was their "walking handset." If it is hung up "not just right," it always slides down into the molded cradle where it belongs. It is much less likely to be hung up cockeyed and not cause the hookswitch to disconnect and cause Receiver off Hook trouble conditions. That was perceived to be a defect of the Western Electric 500 design where an improperly hung up handset would stay propped up and not disconnect.


GTA customers use our coupon code LocalPickup on the last page of the checkout process and we will deliver the order to your porch/mail box or directly to your friend if it's a gift, anywhere in the GTA for free!

Shipping from Canada

All Canadian and USA orders ship in sturdy packaging through Canada Post's regular service.

Overseas orders 1lb or 12" or under will automatically ship via Air Mail at 7 - 10 business days. Orders over these dimensions will ship via SEA MAIL which takes 6 - 12 weeks with orders usually arriving within 7 weeks. This method is slow but very economical and reliable despite the slow pace.

Overseas orders over 1lb or 12" can be upgraded to Air Mail service but this can be up to double the shipping cost. For most accurate rate, contact us.

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Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept cancellations

Request a cancellation within: 24 hours of purchase

I don't accept returns or exchanges

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

Returns and exchange details

Due to the nature of vintage items being used, we cannot guarantee that any item will be in perfect working condition. Oftentimes vintage items need a bit more creativity to operate than a brand new item and can have unique quirks like a stiff button, or wiggly latch. We do our best to thoroughly test and describe the condition of every item we sell.
Returns will be handled on a case by case basis, and partial refunds will not be given under any circumstances.

Returns must be shipped back at customer's expense and original purchase and shipping will be refunded after a case is opened with Canada Post.