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  1. #1
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    Default Old Diebold Help please.

    I got an old Diebold safe in a trade and want to keep it and maybe restore and use it. Opens up fine, could use a good cleaning and a little fine tuning.

    Would like to to know how old it is?

    Would there be any place to find any pics of a safe around same age?

    What would b an approximate value? Not selling, just wandering
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    On inside of door.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wclking View Post
    Would there be any place to find any pics of a safe around same age?
    You've probably found it wclking, have you tried the search box on the upper right of each page? There's loads of info and pictures of old Diebold's on here.

    Members don't generally give values as they are subjective and can vary a lot, even regionally. eBay is as good a guide as any, make sure you look at completed 'sold' listings only to see what others have sold for in the last 2 months.
    Huw

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    Quote Originally Posted by wclking View Post
    On inside of door.
    Looks like it has (or had) tear gas on it. They were often mounted on the surface of the inside cover directly behind direct-drive locks. I did see one or two hidden inside the door cavity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huw Eastwood View Post
    You've probably found it wclking, have you tried the search box on the upper right of each page? There's loads of info and pictures of old Diebold's on here.

    Members don't generally give values as they are subjective and can vary a lot, even regionally. eBay is as good a guide as any, make sure you look at completed 'sold' listings only to see what others have sold for in the last 2 months.
    Thanks for the reply Huw, think you could guess a year on it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Huw Eastwood View Post
    You've probably found it wclking, have you tried the search box on the upper right of each page? There's loads of info and pictures of old Diebold's on here.

    Members don't generally give values as they are subjective and can vary a lot, even regionally. eBay is as good a guide as any, make sure you look at completed 'sold' listings only to see what others have sold for in the last 2 months.
    Quote Originally Posted by Grayhair View Post
    Looks like it has (or had) tear gas on it. They were often mounted on the surface of the inside cover directly behind direct-drive locks. I did see one or two hidden inside the door cavity.
    Yes grayhair there is something on back side of door. I'll post pic asap. Thanks for responding.

  7. #7
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    Default diebold

    What you have is a Diebold thin wall fire safe. The safe has a "K" lock from Diebold with a re-locker . Now the tear gas , DO NOT PLAY AROUND WITH THIS AGENT!! This compound or type of tear gas is a organic compound trade name of CHLOROPICRIN.
    The housing is made of alum or pot metal. The housing comes into play when this organic compound as a oxidizer can cause toxic fumes including HYDROGEN CHORIDE and NITROGEN OXIDES. Hope this helps Tim

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