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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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 TelephonesSign Bell System Public Telephone, Porcelain, Flange, 2-Sided, 18 x 18 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSign Indiana Bell, Blue, White, Porcelain, Flange, 11 x 11 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSign Mt. Vernon Telephone Co, Shield Shape, Porcelain, 20 x 22 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSign Public Telephone, Bell Logo, Blue, White, Porcelain Flange, 11 x 11 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSign Wes-Tex Telephone Co-Op, Stanton, Porcelain, Yellow Ground, Black, Round, 12 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSwitch Board Samson Electric Co., Canton, Ma., Oak Case, Ear Piece, 26 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesTelegraph Alarm Call Box, Clock, E.M. Bryant, Manchester, N.H., Wood, Glass, 33 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesUtica Fire Alarm Telephone Co. Quartersawn Oak Cabinet, Wall Mount, Utica, N.Y.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWall Oak, c.1900, 24 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWall Oak, Metal, c.1910, 17 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWestern Electric Crank, Oak Case, Separate Ear Piece, 2 Bells, 19 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWestern Electric Model E1, Rotary Dial, Black Handset & Base,2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesWood Bells, Speaker, Crank, 19 In.2015Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesAutomatic ElectricWall, Coin, Rotary, Chrome, Cast Metal, 16 x 9 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesAutomatic ElectricWall, Coin, Rotary, Chrome, Cast Metal, 18 x 9 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesBadgeSouthern California Telephone Co.1707, Brass, Blue, Bell Shape, 1930s, 2 3/8 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesBoothBell Telephone, Oak, Seat, Operating Phone, Light, Fan, Rotary Dial, c.1930, 83 x 31 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesBoothOak, Folding Door, Coin-Operated, Red Paint, 81 x 31 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesBoothWestern Electric, Oak, Lobby Booth, Telephone, Sliding Doors, Lights, 84 x 32 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesEuropean StyleBlack Metal Case, Painted White, Rotary Dial, Top Bell, Gutta Percha, 8 1/2 x 10 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesGraybar ElectricHand Crank, Wood, Bakelite Speakers, 20 x 9 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesKellogg S. & S. Co.Candlestick Phone Receiver, Accordion, Wall Mount, Nickel Plate, 25 x 11 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesLadderWestern Electric, Oak, Angled Steps, Hand Rail, Steel Mounts, Putnam, c.1900, 132 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesPinPennsylvania State Telephone, Round, Black & White, Dial Shape, c.1931, 2 1/2 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price
 TelephonesSignPay Here, Candlestick Phone, Black, Cream, Paper, Frame, c.1940, 31 x 14 In.2014Login / Create Account for Price


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