I am searching for a Gamewell call box, but the ones on Ebay are not the greatest. Does anybody know a good place, or will I just have to search around local shops and Ebay. Also if anybody specifically knows about the old Washington DC boxes that would be AWSOME!
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You CAN get some good ones on ebay. I bought a totaly reconditioned master box. I spent alot on it...$400.00, but it is in excellent condition. You can spend from about a hundred to average around 200 hundred or so. Here's another place to try: Go to www.youngstownfire.com. They have a whole forum devoted to Gamewell equipment and are very reliable. There is a book by Paul Roncallo that is fairly new about this equipment, and average collector prices. The history of the fire alarm telegraph, or something like that.
I have a couple boxes, gongs and tape registers which all work well. Good luck.
Every April there is a Spring Thaw Fireman's Muster held in Allentown PA which would not be a real long drive from Maryland. On Saturday they have an auction and Sunday they have a flea market type event. there is usually all types of nostalgic items sold there. they are in all conditions from beat up to reconditioned. I will get the dates on it and post back.