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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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TelephonesCandlestick Western Electric Co., Pay, Key, c.1904, Illustrated2010Login / Create Account for Price
TelephonesMontgomery Ward & Co. Wall, 20 x 8 3/4 In., Illustrated2010Login / Create Account for Price
TelephonesWall Gpo, No. 121, Wood, 2 Alarm Clocks, England, Illustrated2010Login / Create Account for Price
TelephonesBakelite Ivory, No. 164-50, illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
TelephonesDeckert & Homolka No. 11430, Budapest, Hungary, c.1905, illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
TelephonesGrammont Type 10, No. 15077, Wood, Stone, France, c.1917, illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
TelephonesKellogg Wall, Oak, Ringer, c.1900, 10 1/2 In., illustrated2009Login / Create Account for Price
TelephonesAder Wood, Carbon Rod Microphone, Metal Bullring Receivers, France, c.1880, Illustrated2008Login / Create Account for Price
TelephonesAutomatic Electric Co. Stick, Chrome Finish, Dial, Chicago, 13 In., Illustrated2008Login / Create Account for Price
TelephonesWestern ElectricBell System, Rotary, Blue, 1957, 8 1/2 In. Illustrated2005Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesAmerican Electric Telephone Co. Switchboard, Wood Case, Shelf, 11 x 26 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesAmerican Telegraph & Telephone Co. Candlestick Neck, Round Dial, Handle, 12 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesBooth Door, Wood, Paint, Glass Inserts, Seat & Shelf, 1940s, 30 1/2 x 83 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesCase Oak, c.1900, 20 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesEttore Sottsass Gray, White, Boxy, Corded, Enorme, 5 x 12 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesIllinois Telephone Co. Bell System, Oak, Wall Mount, Pay, c.1910, 17 x 21 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesJydsk Telefon Desk, Denmark, c.1910, 12 x 6 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesKellogg Crank, Added, Oak Wood Case, 1920 Style, 8 x 25 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesRotary Lucite, Visible Wires, Black Handset, 18 x 8 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWestern Electric Rotary, Paint, Nickel Plate, Multi-Coin, c.1970, 6 x 19 In.2017Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesAutomatic Electric Pay, Wall Mount, Long Distance Telephone,5,10,25, Cent, Keys2016Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesCandlestick Brass, 5 Cent Local Calls, Pay Box, Key, 12 1/4 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesIntercontinental Mandarin, Ivory, Brass, Rotary Dial, Black Lacquer, Dragons,1966, 12 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesManhattan Electrical Supply Candlestick, Nickel, Square Plate,1898, 12 1/2 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesPay Coin-Operated, Gray Telephone, Black, 1900s, 18 In.2016Login / Create Account for Price


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