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This is so exciting, looking forward to your awesome work!

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Chuck Williams wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:01 pm
Someone mentioned the Wayne manor phone to go with the bust and I had just been looking at the phone on the show and poked around until I found it!
That "Someone" was ME!!! ;)

I knew you could do it, Chuck! I NEVER doubted it for a second!!!

Soooooooooo EXCITED for this to come to fruition!!!

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Thanks Frank!!! You lit the fire buddy!!!
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Chuck Williams wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 1:02 pm
Thanks Frank!!! You lit the fire buddy!!!

WOO-HOO!!!


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Hi Chuck,
I think your guess is right. A 1 1/2 to 2 inch base would be right. Here are some reference photos I've been looking at for my own. One has it in front of the bust. maybe put yours there and see what you think.
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Thank you so much Steve!!! Those are great!!!
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SteveA wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 2:48 pm
Hi Chuck,
I think your guess is right. A 1 1/2 to 2 inch base would be right. Here are some reference photos I've been looking at for my own. One has it in front of the bust. maybe put yours there and see what you think.
is that the original phone next to the Hot Line phone? or is that photoshopped?

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The style bedsore the 500 was the 300. According to one of the sites, Bell had some 24 million 300s to replace when the first 49000 500s passed field testing. You likely have one of those very early 500s. The 300 is quite different.
500 history. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Model_500_telephone
300 series. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Model_302_telephone
302 phone
302 phone
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https://youtu.be/it6mWDoSCy0
New vs old 500

300 1948
https://youtu.be/uVeR_eXSk1g

500 early
https://youtu.be/JJ4F6PHOLIw

I hope knowing the exact model number and year will make reproduction easier.
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If I'm correct (and I believe I am), the phone isn't a Bell, it's a Northern Electric (made in Canada).

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Jimmy L. 66 wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:58 pm
is that the original phone next to the Hot Line phone? or is that photoshopped?
No they had a black phone there occasionally since the pilot.
Batman S01E01 - Hi Diddle Riddle - 0641.jpg
Batman S01E01 - Hi Diddle Riddle - 0461.jpg

And in the Batcave:
Batman S01E02 - Smack in the Middle - 0526.jpg

The taller Wayne Manor one showed up in "Fine Feathered Finks"
Batman S01E03 - Fine Feathered Finks - 0552.jpg
Batman S01E03 - Fine Feathered Finks - 0561.jpg

Then Gordon's phone grew to the taller one by "The Joker's Wild." But I believe that's because it's the first "new" shot of Gordon's phone since the pilot. "Fine Feathered" re-used the closeup from "Hi Diddle". Do we ever see a new shot of the shorter version after the pilot? Hmmm. I may need to take a peek.
Batman S01E05 - The Joker Is Wild - 0593.jpg

And here's just some nice shots... because.
Batman S01E05 - The Joker Is Wild - 0597.jpg
Batman S01E05 - The Joker Is Wild - 0598.jpg
Batman S01E19 - The Purr-Fect Crime - 0391.jpg
Batman S01E19 - The Purr-Fect Crime - 0393.jpg
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These shots REALLY helped guys and the suggestion of comparison to the bust was brilliant!!!

Here's the latest batch... Looks pretty close. It's above the name plate substantially and it hitting somewhere just below where the lowest button will be.
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Scott Sebring wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 5:17 am
Jimmy L. 66 wrote:
Sun Jul 19, 2020 5:58 pm
is that the original phone next to the Hot Line phone? or is that photoshopped?
Do we ever see a new shot of the shorter version after the pilot? Hmmm. I may need to take a peek.
Batman S01E05 - The Joker Is Wild - 0593.jpg
So on that topic, the one instance that springs to mind is during the early Batcave scene in "Marsha Queen of Diamonds" where we get a great shot that features both the shorter "Pilot Batphone" and the taller "Season Batphone".

The Pilot phone is on the desk in the foreground and the Season phone is the up on the Bat-Diamond platform with Adam and Burt.
Batman S02E23 - Marsha, Queen of Diamonds - 0170.jpg
Batman S02E23 - Marsha, Queen of Diamonds - 0186.jpg
Batman S02E23 - Marsha, Queen of Diamonds - 0182.jpg

I've been speculating for some time now about the possibility that there was only one "Season" (taller) Batphone produced and it was simply carried between the Batcave and Gordon's Office sets as they were both on Stage 16 at Culver. It's also entirely possible that the same phone was also taken next door to the Wayne Manor Study on Stage 15 when needed too. The fact this Marsha episode featuring two Batphones in one frame contains both the Pilot and Season style phones, my hunch is that these could well literally be the only two phones produced for the show.

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Chuck Williams wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 5:55 am
These shots REALLY helped guys and the suggestion of comparison to the bust was brilliant!!!

Here's the latest batch... Looks pretty close. It's above the name plate substantially and it hitting somewhere just below where the lowest button will be.
That is so awesome to see the two in the "raw" as it were. Man, they line up nice.
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Ben Bentley wrote:
Mon Jul 20, 2020 5:59 am
I've been speculating for some time now about the possibility that there was only one "Season" (taller) Batphone produced and it was simply carried between the Batcave and Gordon's Office sets as they were both on Stage 16 at Culver. It's also entirely possible that the same phone was also taken next door to the Wayne Manor Study on Stage 15 when needed too. The fact this Marsha episode featuring two Batphones in one frame contains both the Pilot and Season style phones, my hunch is that these could well literally be the only two phones produced for the show.
I lean to agree. And thanks for saving me the time from looking through all the episodes again just for this tidbit. :)
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