Mine has a longer horn on it, and the lettering on the label for the word
Handphone, is in red. Other than that, that IS it!!
I guess I should have kept looking. I have spent a few days with the bead
blaster, rather then the web.
I am hoping mine looks that good when done.
On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 8:33 AM, John Kuzman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hey Brad, is it like this one:
> --- On *Tue, 10/7/08, Brad Fornal <email@example.com>* wrote:
> From: Brad Fornal <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: [Spridgets] Alternate Forum Question
> To: "Spridgets" <email@example.com>, "Yahoo Spridget list" <
> Date: Tuesday, October 7, 2008, 8:59 AM
> Does anyone a member of, or know someone on a forum for cars made in the
> teens or early 20's of last century?
> I am in the midst of having a Handphone restored. I got all the bits apart,
> glass bead blasted, and working. The proper bits are in having the rust
> pitting filled, and getting painted. I will then have the brass plate
> restored by a detailed modeler (there is one the next town over).
> If this horn turns out as well as I hope, I plan to list it on eBay, but
> want to know if the early car community would even have an interest in
> something of this nature.
> A Handphone is an early push button style "oogah" horn. It was
> patented in
> Canada March 21'st 1911. I have never seen one before, and a web search has
> not turned up any others of this brand so far. With restored electric horns
> bringing around $200 - $300, I would be interested to see what this earlier
> model may bring.
> Thank you for any help you can offer up,
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