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Last Updated Saturday, December 30, 2017

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 Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or splits in the wood or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

Type

Tag No.

Brand Name

Link

Description

Asking Price

D2

4000 Allen Telephone Co

#4000 is an Allen Telephone Co. Panel Phone. We do not have the box that fits into the wall. The panel is dated May 1965, the dial is dated 11/64, and the NT work is dated 11/64. The phone has ITT Kellogg G-3 type handset. The phone rings in and dials out OK.

$35.00

D2

2897

Automatic Electric

Item #2897 is an Automatic Electric model 40 desk set with optional hand carry bar. The set is marked on the bottom, and is in fair condition. There is are broken vent ribs on the right side. The handset is unmarked and in good condition.; the cord is an "extensicord" in fair condition. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$70.00

D2

3027

Automatic Electric

Item #3027 is an Automatic Electric 1A Monophone desk set with oak ringerbox. The box is in good condition and the finish is fair. There is one chip at the lower left screw hole and one split the full length of the backboard. The box is marked "300K", and the 5 bar magneto rings at the turn of the crank. The deskset is marked and the cradle is cracked on the left side. The handset is unmarked and in very good condition; the cord is old. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$125.00

D2

1823

American Electric/

Monarch (Sold)

American Electric/ Monarch round based cradle phone (mango-phone) by Monarch. The deskset has a metal Magno-phone tag in cradle.  It has an early American Electric handset w/ chrome bands; there are no visible chips or cracks.  The baseplate is missing the rubber gasket. The ringerbox is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank.  See pix of the damage on the inside of the door where wood slivers are missing at the bell mounting holes.  The cords are old. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$190.00

D2

3804

Automatic Electric

#3804 is an Automatic Electric wall set with rotary dial, model AE90 in black; the phone is untested. The housing has been painted with a brush. The cord is in good condition, with no cracks or chips. It has a numbers only dial.

$35.00

D2

2895

Connecticut 

Item #2895 is a Connecticut PT 6-A desk set in good condition. The set is marked, and was made for the U.S. Army signal corps; it is dated Nov 1951. The handset is marked and in good condition; the cord is old. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$75.00

D2

0089

Kellogg

Kellogg black (1000 series) desk set with ringerbox.  The desk set is the "red bar" style, but in this phone the bar is "clear".  The receiver is marked "Kellogg on the retaining ring.  The oak ringerbox is in good condition and the finish is good except for the circular marks on the door of the box. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$125.00

D2

1102

Kellogg

Item #1102 is a Kellogg redbar desk phone with an oak ringerbox in very good condition; the finish is poor. Inside, the 2 bar magneto rings at the turn of the crank. The box is unmarked and there is a Western Electric decal on one magnet. The desk set is unmarked and in very good condition. The handset is marked and is also in very good condition. The cord is old. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$85.00

D2

2084

Kellogg

Kellogg Grab-a-phone: white. The deskset is unmarked, and in good condition. The handset is marked Kellogg and is in good condition; however, the wrong cap is on the receiver end of the handset. The cord is old. The ringerbox is correct for the phone and is marked Kellogg; the magneto is also marked Kellogg; t. The ringerbox rings at the turn of the crank.

$215.00

D2

3035

Kellog

Item #3035 is a Kellogg red bar wall set with dial. It has a modular cord, but no dial tone when plugged in (reason unknown). The dial seems to operate correctly. The phone has a call button on the front. The wall set is marked on the back and on the red bar; it is in very good condition and needs cleaning. The handset is unmarked and is also in very good condition, but needs cleaning. The receiver cord is old, and the line cord is new.. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$100.00

D2

3580

Kellog

Item 3580 is a Kellogg desk set.

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:

* early "500" style desk set. 
* It has a unique Kellogg housing (DK500)
* Bakelite handset
* newer base and insides
* cords are in good condition
* dial operates smoothly

$75.00

D2

1109

Leich

Item 1109 is a Leich desk set with an oak magneto ringerbox antique telephone. The overall condition of the ringerbox wood is very good: the finish is good.

Details of the phone:

* the desk set is bakelite with a moth eaten red felt base cover. The bakelite housing is free of cracks. The number card holder is missing, and there is a small chip on the lower louver of the transmitter cap. The cords are old and in good condition. Inside the desk phone, all is intact and correct with a wiring diagram
* The magneto ringerbox has a 5 bar mag which rings well and also has a wiring diagram.

$115.00

D2

1110

Leich

Leich Desk Set.  The ringerbox is oak and in very good condition with internal gongs and louvered panel for sound. It has a 3 bar mag and rings.  The desk set is unmarked and has typical Leich crack at rear corner of the cradle .  Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$125.00

D2

3037

Leich

Item #3037 is a Leich model 901 bakelite desk set of the convertible type (wall or desk). The set is marked on the under side and is in good condition. The handset is unmarked and in good condition; the cord is old. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$45.00

D2

2860

North Electric

Item 2860 is a North Electric Signal Corps model TP6A.

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
* the desk set is marked and in good condition. 
* There is a small chip in the lower right corner. 
* The handset is in very good condition; the cord is old.

$75.00

D2

3575

North Electric

Item 3575 is a North Electric Edison Televoice antique telephone; the model is BL9838. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:

* wiring diagram inside the case
* Inside, the phone has a metal cased connecting block with terminal strip and three potentiometers. 
* Phone and handset are bakelinte, with no chips or cracks
* The cords are in good condition
* the station selector switch works fine
* Has "push to talk" handset and button on the phone

$65.00

D2

3578

North Electric

Item 3578 is a North Electric 6H bakelite desk set with dial (now 7H).

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:

* Has the 54 cycle ringer
* wiring diagram inside
* no chips or cracks in the housing or handset
* cords in good condition

$105.00

D2

3579

Siemens (Sold)

Item 3579 is a Siemens bakelite wall set. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:

* handset is marked "Siemens Brothers & Co. LTD, London"
* CKT diagram in the set is numbered N9169
* the ink stamp on the bak says F86
* this is a european made telephone
* The bakelite housing and handset are free of cracks and chips.
* the magneto rings the bells when cranked
* cord is in fair condition

$75.00

D2

0397

Stromberg Carlson

Stromberg Carlson black bakelite deskset model 1197 with ringerbox. The deskset is in excellent condition with a marked decal and a wiring diagram inside the base of the phone. The interior is in mint condition. The felt base is in good condition with only a few small "moth holes". The handset is unmarked. The cord is old and in excellent condition. The oak ringerbox is in good condition, and the finish is poor. The backboard of the ringerbox is split along a glue line the entire length of the box; the door of the box is split along a glue joint (6inches). See pix of the door for marks present. There are 4 holes on the inside of the door that do not appear to go through to the front of the door. The outside of the box is marked SC, and there is a marked mag inside. The magneto rings at the turn of the crank. There is a wiring diagram inside the box showing that it could be used with either a candlestick phone or a deskset. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$145.00

D2

1816

Stromberg Carlson

Stromberg Carlson oval base bakelite non-dial desk set; The desk set is in good condition and marked Stromberg Carlson with a decal on the back of the phone.  The felt bottom is in good condition.  The transmitter retaining ring is broken at present (see pix).   No visible cracks or chips on body of phone. The handset is correct for the phone. The oak ringerbox is in good condition and the finish is good; it is marked Stromberg Carlson.  There is 1 patched hole near the lock and another on the crank edge of the box.  The Locomotive Magneto (5 bar) rings at the turn of the crank.  The inside of the door is imprinted "O.C. Sylvester." Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$165.00

D2

3029

Stromberg Carlson

Item #3029 is a Stromberg Carlson magneto type 1244 desk phone; it is correct with no coil or ringer in the deskset, as these items are in the ringerbox. The oak ringerbox is correct for the phone and is marked on the bottom; there is a wiring diagram in the box. The 5 bar magneto is marked and rings at the turn of the crank; the finish on the box is poor. The desk set is marked; the handset is unmarked and in good condition. The cord is old. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$65.00

D2

3801

Stromberg Carlson

#3801 is a Stromberg Carlson desk set is marked 1250W, with an AE dial. The phone dials out OK but the bell doesn't ring. It has a modular line cord and a frayed cloth receiver cord. The ringer box is not correct for this phone, but the phone does ring with the magneto.

$25.00

D2

2113

UNK

Unknown manufacturer Grab-a-phone (painted bronze). The desk portion of the phone is in very good condition; however, it has been painted bronze sometime in the past. The handset is unmarked and in very good condition. The bakelite parts have also been painted bronze; the paint is peeling slightly at several spots on the mouthpiece. The cord is old and fraying (see pix). The 4 bar magneto (A22) ringerbox rings at the turn of the crank. It is marked Kellogg Switchboard Supply Co. on a decal on the front of the box.. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$170.00

D2

2854

UNK

Item 2854 is an unknown manufacturer "Pillow Talk" model rotary dial desk phone; it has a white base and handset with brass accents. Upon testing, it dials out OK and rings in. The handset is unmarked and in very good condition; the cord is old. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$40.00

D2

2858

UNK

#2858 is an unknown manufacturer foreign intercom desk set. It has a signal button, and the complete set is bakelite. The deskset and handset are in very good condition, but need cleaning up. The handset braided cord is old.

$70.00

D2

3026

Western Electric 

 

#Item #3026 is a Western Electric 300 series magneto desk set with an oak magneto box in very good condition; the finish is fair; it has been painted black, and some paint is missing. This magneto box is model 299F. The desk set is unmarked and in very good condition. The handset is marked and also in very good condition. The cord is old. The phone is equipped with the correct 104A coil, 6 contact switch, 266A retardation coil. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$10

D2

3563

Western Electric

#3563 is a Western Electric plastic wall phone model 554. The phone is balck, non modular and has not been tested to see if it works.

$20.00

D2

3567

Western Electric

Item 3567 is a Western Electric desk set 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:

* Model 5302G
* coil inside is dated 1949
* this is a transitional set "hybrid" the base is a modified 302 (ringer adj added)
* housing is a 500 style
* this is a factory set
* the cords are dirty

$65.00

D2

3576

Western Electric 

 

Item 3576 is a Western Electric convertable phone 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:

* some label adhesive remains where a sticker was at one time under the number circle
* model FTR801BB
* wiring diagram inside the housing
* phone can be used as a desk set or a wall set by repositioning the cradle
* the housing is metal; the handset is bakelite and labeled "Bell System"
* the magneto rings the bells when handset is in the "hung up" mode
* cords are in fair condition

$75.00

D2

3802

Western Electric 

 

#3802 is a Western Electric desk set model 501; it is made of soft plastic and is dated 1954. It has tube inside. Not connected. One spot on the cord has been mended with electrical tape.

$35.00

D2

3803

Western Electric 

 

# 3803 is a Western Electric Bell System wall set, model 554NB; all components are dated 1957. This is a soft plastic housing. The fat rubber cord is stiff and cracked. There are some pink paint splatters on the phone (see pix).

$40.00

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