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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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 TelephonesCandlestickElectric, Automatic, Black Over Brass, c.1915, 11 1/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesChicago Telephone Supply Co.Wall, Oak Case, Marked, N.Y., 32 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesEricssonWall, Wood, Metal Battery Lid, Handset, c.1910 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesEurieultCandlestick, Paris, France, c.1925, 14 1/3 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesFederal Telephone & TelegraphCradle, c.1915, 7 3/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesNorthern ElectricWall, Oak, 20 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSiemens & HalskeWall, M89, Carbon Pencil Transmitter, Walnut Case, c.1895 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignBell System, Public Telephone, Enamel On Metal, 2-Sided, c.1915, 11 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignCast Aluminum, High Relief, Nelson Metalcraft, 6 1/2 x 10 3/4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignPublic Independent Telephone, Porcelain, Blue, White, 11 x 11 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignPublic Telephone, Bell, Southern California Telephone Co., Porcelain, 2-Sided, 5 x 19 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignTelephone Pay Station, Bell Logo, Blue, White, Porcelain, 3 x 30 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignTelephone, Arrow, Black, White, Glass, Light-Up, Metal, 21 x 4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignUnderground Telephone Cable, Do Not Disturb, Porcelain, White, Blue, 4 x 7 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesTip TrayUse The Bell, Local & Long Distance, Tin Lithograph, 4 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWestern ElectricCandlestick, Pat. 1904, Receiver, Black, 1915 , 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWoody Woodpecker CowboyHard Red Plastic, Pushbutton, 14 x 10 In. 2012Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesAmerican Bell TelephoneOperator Switchboard Oak Chair Pat. 1892 50 x 23 x 28 In.2011Login / Create Account for Price
 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


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