Western Electric Model 233 Payphone

Pictures of my WE Model 233 payphone restoration

As received
More as received
More insides
Inside the front
Backplate and parts
Coin Mechanism

Paint removal
Bare front
Front gutted
Front painted
Assembling painted
Finished Product

Phone is now connected to an actual Western Electric coin trunk and operates just like it did when in service.
Here is the schematic for the phone showing the connections to a 685A Subset.

I would like to thank Bud Breslin, Paul Wills and Mike Davis for their help on this project.

Last Updated on March 16, 2007