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Telephones
Telephones

Telephones are wanted by collectors if the phones are old enough or unusual enough. The first telephone may have been made in Havana, Cuba, in 1849, but it was not patented. The first publicly demonstrated phone was used in Frankfurt, Germany, in 1860. The phone made by Alexander Graham Bell was shown at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876, but it was not until 1877 that the first private phones were installed. Collectors today want all types of old phones, phone parts, and advertising. Even recent figural phones are popular. The Model 500 (1949), Princess (1959), and Trimline (1965) phone models were designed by Henry Dreyfuss, the famous industrial designer.

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 TelephonesBensabottArt Nouveau Silver Base Brass Dial Headset Chicago 7 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesCall BoxWestern Union Cobalt Blue Porcelain 3 1/2 x 6 x 2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesGray TelephonePay Station Co. Hartford Bell Candlestick 12 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesHeinz KetchupFull Bottle Twist-Off Cap Paper Label 8 1/2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesRotary DialTrimline Orange 1970s2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignAmerican Telephone & Telegraph Co. Blue White Porcelain 12 1/4 x 17 1/4 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignPublic Telephone Bell System Blue White Porcelain Flange 18 x 18 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignPublic Telephone Cobalt Blue Enameled 2-Sided 13 x 11 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignWestern Union Telegraph & Cable Office Blue White Flange 12 x 24 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSnoopyWoodstock Rotary 1976-79 13 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 8 1/2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesStowawayOiled Walnut Box Push Button Retractable Cord 1970s 11 x 5 x 6 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesStromberg-CarlsonBlack Model No. 1248 Metal Case 1940s2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWallAlexander Graham Bell Metal Early 20th Century 9 x 9 x 7 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWallChicago Telephone Supply Oak Case Crank Bells 24 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWallMonarch Oak Double Box No. L225700 32 x 9 1/2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWallOak Double Box Stromberg-Carlson Monarch Telephone Co. c.1894 32 x 12 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWestern ElectricCandlestick Brass Expanding Wall Bracket c.1915 11 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWestern ElectricCandlestick Key 19042011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWestern ElectricWall No. 323W Oak 20 1/2 x 9 1/2 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesAmerican Telephone & Telegraph Candlestick, Courtesy Box, Key, 8 x 12 In.2010Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesBaird Paystation Craycraft-Leich Fiddleback Cabinet, Cast Iron Slot, c.19012010Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesBell Telephone Mfg. Co. Wall Mount, Oak, 28 x 7 In.2010Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesBooth Portable, Mahogany Cabinet, American Electric Co, Chicago, Ill., 14 x 45 In.2010Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesCandlestick Additional Earphone, Wood Case, France, 14 In.2010Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesCandlestick Potbelly Upright Desk Stand, Chicago, c.19052010Login / Create Account for Price


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