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Re: Bell System Phone Label Code?

Brad Houser (
Mon, 26 Sep 2005 14:52:28 -0700

On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 18:41:08 -0500, Allen Newman wrote:

> On the number cards/labels affixed to latter-decades' Bell System
> phones, there was a letter M stamped like this:

> -----------------------------
> | AREA |
> | CODE M 555-4321 |
> | 595 |
> -----------------------------

> What did the M mean?

Ma? (Bell)

Brad H

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