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Last Updated Sunday, December 31, 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

Brand

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Description

Asking Price

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2744

Acme 

Item #2744 is an oak doublebox in good condition; the finish is fair. There are 2 patched holes at the top mounting holes. There are 2 patched holes at the top at each side of the top box backboard. The backboard is correct and unmarked. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct, and the bells of worn nickel. The transmitter is marked and correct; the arm is also correct. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box

$400.00

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0071

American Electric

Item 0071 is an Oak American Electric Doublebox antique telephone in fair condition; the phone’s finish is also in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 split the entire length of the battery box
• 4 patched holes in the backboard by the transmitter base
• 1 patched edge in the lower left corner of the backboard (*** or is it paint ***)
• 1 split in the bottom edge of the backboard
• See the checks at the top edge of the backboard
• 2 splits in the top box backboard
• See separation between the top box top panel and right panel
• 2 patched holes in the bottom edge of the backboard 
* 1 split at the bottom of the top box backboard
• 1 divot on the left door edge by the hinge
• See push button on the right side by the hook

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• Reinforced corners to top box

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "American Electric" (good condition). The lightning arrestor is correct. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked AE and correct for the phone. The transmitter cup has patent information; transmitter arm has a lot of rust pits. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "American Electric", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. The switch hook is unmarked and correct, and it has the shield cut out in the ends. The ringer is old. There are no batteries in the box.

$375.00

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0197

American Electric

Item #197 is an oak American Electric doublebox in good condition; the finish is fair. The switch hook has the distinctive "shield" in the hook. The backboard is a complete reproduction, as is the battery box also. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct, the bells are brass. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked Western Electric 228W; the swing-a-way arm is marked American Electric. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is old. Inside, the 4 bar magneto rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. The battery box has been completely reproduced; there are no batteries in the box.

$275.00

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0482

American Electric

Item #482 is an oak American Electric doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. The phone is equipped with the swing-a-way arm feature. There is 1 split 3 inches long at the top of the backboard at a glue joint. There is another split the full length of the top box backboard. The battery box appears to have been completely reproduced. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is the "hitching post" type, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is unmarked. The transmitter is correct for the phone and marked; the arm is the "swing-a-way" type. The mouthpiece is a brass reproduction, and the cord is old. Inside, the 3 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. There are 2 glass battery jars in the box.

 $450.00

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0663

American Electric (Sold)

Item #663 is an American Electric oak doublebox with swing-a-way arm in good condition; the finish is poor. The hook has the typical shield shaped loop, and the metal tag on the door is the typical shield shaped type. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The top box has nickel bells, and the receiver has an old shell and a repro cap. The transmitter is correct for the phone and marked; the arm is the unique "swing-a-way" type. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. Inside, the 3 bar magneto is an unmarked Western Electric and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

 $450.00

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0837

American Electric  (Sold)

Item 0837 is an American Electric double box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good to fair. The left front edge of the shelf part of the battery box has been repaired. four patched holes and one split. See pictures. The phone is well marked. It has a repro metal tag on the door of the top box that reads: "American Electric Tel. Co. Manufactured Chicago Independent System". This is the correct tag for the phone. The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are steel but have been painted black. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked and reads: American Electric Tel. Co. Chicago Patented. " It is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is old and is a good black & red cord. The phone has a 4-bar unmarked magneto. The phone rings when cranked if receiver is in "hung up" mode and shunt button on left side of top box is pushed simultaneously. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. The phone has two glass wet cell batteries.

 $450.00

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0940

American Electric “Swing Away Arm” doublebox

American Electric “Swing Away Arm” oak doublebox is in good condition, and the finish is poor.  The two top screw holes in the bachboard have been patched.  The battery box is a reproduction by Art Hyde (respected woodworker in the telephone clubs who supplies made to order wooden replacement parts).  The backboard is correct for the phone.  The top box is correct and marked American Electric with a metal tag on the front door.  The receiver is correct and has a marked cap.  The transmitter is correct and marked “Gold Electrode, American Electric.”  The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new.  Inside, the 5 bar magneto rings and has the shield shaped name plate.  Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.   The switch hook has th4e shield cut ou6ts.  The batterybox is a reproduction.  There are 2 glass battery jars in the box.

$450.00

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2489

American Electric

American Electric oak doublebox is in good condition, and the finish is poor.  The phone has a marked faceplate and has the shield emblem in the switch hook.  The batterybox is a reproduction.  The topbox appears to be correce and is marked with a metal nametag.  The receiver is old.  The transmitter is marked and is correct for the phone; the faceplate is beveled.  The transmitter arm is correct for the phone.  The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new.  Inside, the 3 bar magneto is unmarke3d and rings at the turn of the crank.  The battery box is a repro, and there are 2 glass battery jars in the box.

$450.00

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2523

American Electric

Item 2523 is an oak American Electric doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is poor.  there are 3 holes in the backboard under the battery box (1 top, 2 bottom).  There is 1 split in the center of the backboard from the bottom edge up.  The switch hook has the shield in the hook.  the top box is correct and marked with a rusty metal tag.  The arrestor is correct, and the bells are very dirty nickel.  The unmarked receiver is old and the cap is a repro.  The transmitter is correct for the phone and unmarked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base and the external transmitter wire.  The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new.  Inside, the 5 bar mag is marked and rings at the turn of the crank.  Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked.  There are 2 glass battery jars in the box. 

 Price with 2 batteries $550; price without batteries $450.

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2665

American Electric

Item 2665 is an American Electric 2 box type wood wall phone. It has what is called a "Swing-A-Way" transmitter arm. The transmitter can be swung right, left, up and down to suit the user. The phone is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. There is a hairline glue joint separation at the top of the backboard about one inch long. The hole in the switchook is shaped like a shield-vintage American electric. The phone has a new battery box made of quarter-sawed oak to the same size and shape of the original by a professional cabinetmaker. Identification is excellent. There is a metal nametag on the door that reads "Independent System American Electric Telephone Co. Manufacturers Chicago". The lightening arrestor is the "Hitching Post" style correct for this phone. The bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked "American Electric Tel. Co. Patented". The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is old. The phone has a 4-bar unmarked mag and it rings when cranked if the receiver is in the "Hung-Up mode. All bars are chrome. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and are correct for the phone.

  $450.00

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2867

American Electric

Item 2867 is an Oak American Electric Double box antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in very good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 patched hole in the center of the backboard by lightning arrestor
• 2 patched holes at the top of the backboard at attach holes
• 5 patched holes in the backboard around the transmitter (4 on the left and 1 on the right of the arm)
• 3 patched holes in the backboard behind the battery box 1 at each mounting screw & 1 by curly wires)
* 2 patched holes in the backboard under the battery tray
* 1 patched edge in the backboard to the left of the transmitter by the flare
• 1 split on the left side of the topbox by the crank
• 1 hole at the right side of the top box by the push button
• 1 hole in the left side of the top box by the crank - 1 hole in the backboard by crank
* see underside of battery box

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• See leaf decoration & pinstriping on arm & base

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "American Electric." The tag is in poor condition; it is rusted and missing paint. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is unmarked and old (has printing on shell with dates". The transmitter is marked and correct for the phone; the arm has an external transmitter wire with the coil in the base (cast iron). The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside there is a paper tag or guarantee in the box. The 4 bar magneto is unmarked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There are 2 glass batteries in the box.

 Price with 2 batteries $550; price without batteries $450.

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2872

American Electric (Sold)

Item #2872 is an oak American Electric doublebox. There is one hole in the left backboard at the flare out. There is one patched hole in the backside of the door at the ringer. There are one or two patched holes where the name tag is located on the door. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The topbox is marked with a metal tag; it looks like a larger original original tag has been replaced with a smaller one some time in the past. The receiver has a repro shell, and the cap is marked Stromberg Carlson. The transmitter is correct and marked. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the 4 bar magneto is marked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

450.00

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2994

American Electric (Sold)

IItem 2994 is an American Electric double box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of the wood is good but the finish is just fair. There are two patched holes on the backboard. The phone has a new battery box. The top box is correct. It has a metal tag that reads, "American Electric Company made in the U.S.A. Chicago". The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are marked and read "American Electric Tel. Co. Patented. It is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old and painted gold. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5 bar magneto. Each bar is chrome and marked. The phone rings when cranked if receiver is in the "off Hook" position. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.

450.00

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3234

American Electric (Sold)

Item 3234 is a 2 box American Electric wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. The phone has a new battery box made of quarter-sawed oak. There are 7 patched holes on the backboard. The phone has a metal identification tag on the door of the top box that reads "Independent System American Electric Telephone Co. Chicago". The lightening arrestor is the "hitching post" type. The bells are nickel. The receiver is marked American Electric Company Chicago" and is correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked and reads "American Electric telephone Co Chicago" and is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is new and is marked "Runzel". The phone has a 5 bar unmarked mag. The phone rings when cranked if the receiver is in "hung-up" mode. All five bars on the mag are chrome. The switch is unmarked and correct for the phone. The hole in the hook has a shield shaped holes-that's vintage American electric. The ringer is also unmarked and correct for the phone. There is a paper wiring tag on the door inside the top box.

450.00

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3245

American Electric (Sold)

IItem 3245 is an American Electric Swing-a-way double box phone. The phone is made of oak. The overall condtion of the wood is good the finish is fair. The phone has a ring button on the side of the top box above the hook. There is a 5-bar magneto that rings when cranked. The battery box is a repro. See pictures for details

450.00

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3507

American Electric (Sold)

Item 3507 is an American Electric double box made of oak. The overall condition of the wood and finish are good. There is 1 split on the battery box in the front that has been repaired. The backboard is a repro. The battery box is a repro. It includes a telephone directory from General Tel. Co. of Il Nov. 1952. The top box is marked with a repro metal tag. The arrestor is the "hitching post style". The bells are steel. The receiver is correct and the cap is marked. The transmitter is correct and marked and the arm is the cast iron type with the coil in the base. There is a 3 bar mag that rings. The switch and ringer are correct for the phone.

350.00

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3530

American Electric

Item 3530 is an American electric double box made of oak with a swing-a-way arm. The overall condition of the wood is good and the finish is fair. There are 3-patched holes on the top right and bottom of the door. There is a patched hold on the bottom of the backboard. It includes a telephone directory United Telephone Co. of Iowa Nov 1953.. The battery box is a repro. The top box is marked with a repro metal tag. The arrestor is correct and the bells are worn nickel. The receiver if marked on the cap. The transmitter is marked. There is a paper tag dated 1899 inside. There is a 4 bar mag that rings. The switch and the ringer are correct for the phone.

$450.00

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0108

Central

Item #108 is an oak Central doublebox in good condition; the finish is fair. There are 4 patched holes in the backboard where a different top box had been installed previously. There are 3 patched holes in the backboard under the battery box; one in the center and two at each mounting screw for the box. There is one split the full length of the backboard along a glue joint. The battery box is a complete reproduction. Outside the top box, the arrestor is the "laid down hitching post" type; the bells are brass. The receiver is old and marked Stromberg Carlson. The transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is old. Inside, the 3 bar magneto is unmarked, and has chrome bars. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box

$400.00

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1046

Century (Sold)

Item 1046 is a Century double box type wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. There is glue joint separation in the backboard of the top box. Both the wood and the finish are good. The separation needs to be re-glued and clamped. The top box is correct and is marked with a metal tag that reads: "Century Telephone Construction Co. Buffalo, N.Y.U.S.A." The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are brass. The receiver is old and is marked "Stromberg Carlson". The transmitter is unmarked and correct for the phone. The transmitter arm is the cast iron coil-in0base type and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5-chrome bar unmarked mag. It rings when cranked. The switch is correct with "tear-drop" shaped hole in hook. It is Vintage Century. The ringer is also correct. The battery box is correct and unmarked. There are no batteries.

$400.00

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2798

Central (Sold)

Item 2798 is a Central 2 box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. There are some repaired blemishes on the edge of the top box backboard. The phone has a very unusual early nametag on the door that reads: "Central telephone and electric company St. Louis Missouri". The phone has an unusual 3 red bar mag. The battery box is new. It is made of quarter-sawed oak by a professional cabinetmaker and is the same size and shape as the original. The joints are tongue and groove just like the original. The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are brass. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked "Central telephone and electric Co. long distance transmitter St. Louis Mo". The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is new. The magneto is a 3 red bar and it rings when cranked. The switch is correct. The ringer is correct. There is a small wrench attached to the door to be used when the ringer needs adjusting.

$450.00

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0103

Chicago

Item #103 is an oak Chicago doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is fair. The battery box is a complete reproduction; there are 2 splits on the front panel. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tab; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is correct and unmarked. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the arm is correctly made of stamped steel with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0162

Chicago

Item #162 is an oak Chicago doublebox in very good condition; the finish is poor. This phone has an early name tag and transmitter. There is 1 split eight inches long in the front panel of the battery box. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The top box is correct and marked with a metal magneto; the arrestor is of the fused type, and the bells are nickel. The receiver has a marked Leich shell, and the cap is rough. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. Inside, is a paper tag of instructions. The 6 bar laminated magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$400.00

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0164

Chicago

This Chicago doublebox in walnut is in good condition and the finish is good to very good. The backboard has 1 patched hole in the right center above the battery box are. There is 1 patched hole in the backboard in the center left behind the battery box. The backboard is split along a glue line starting at the bottom edge and is about 9 inches long. See the dark area on the door. The backboard and top box are both correct for the phone. The top box has a metal tag marked Chicago, and the switch hook is the correct and "early type". The lightening arrestor is the early Chicago type, complete w/fuses. The magneto is correct with laminated magnets; the phone rings at the turn of the crank. The receiver is old and is marked Kellogg. The mouthpiece and the receiver cap are both repros. The cord is new.The transmitter arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The transmitter is unmarked but imprinted "879218L." The cup is marked Stromberg with a serial #. The battery box is old and correct for the phone. See shelf damage where the transmitter arm screw has bumped it when the box was removed. There is a split at the right corner of the battery box at a glue joint (see pix).There are no batteries in the box.

$500.00

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0181

Chicago

IItem #181 is an oak Chicago doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is fair. The battery box shelf is old, but the rest is a reproduction. The box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is a marked reproduction. The transmitter is old and unmarked; the arm is cast iron. Both the mouthpiece and the cord are old; see pix of the chips and the bubble in the mouthpiece. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box..

$400.00

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0195

Chicago (Sold)

IItem #195 is an oak Chicago glass front doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is poor. The phone has the marked transmitter "Chicago Genuine Solid Back, Chicago Telephone Supply Co. Elkhart Ind. USA." The arrestor is fitted with the correct fuse type, and the bells are brass. The receiver is correct for the phone and has 2 longitudinal cracks in the shell. The transmitter is correct and marked as above; the arm is correct. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the 6 bar magneto is fitted with laminated chrome bars and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. Unbeknownst to us, the switch hook that came in the phone was broken; when we discovered this, we repaired/replaced the switch hook. Some of the pictures posted for item #195 show the "broken" switch hook; two new pictures have been taken of the repaired/replaced switch hook. **please note the 2 pictures marked "REVISED FEATURE" are pictures of the repaired/replaced switch hook. Some of the older pictures may show the broken switch hook installed in the phone, but it is the switch hook shown in the REVISED FEATURE pictures that now resides in the phone. ** The battery box is marked with an older style metal tag on the shelf; there are 2 glass batteries in the box.

with batteries $550, without batteries $450

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0282

Chicago

Item 0282 is an Oak Chicago Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 4 patched holes on lower backboard (below arm) by curly wires
• 1 split on the lower edge of the backboard and extends up behind the battery box
• the entire lower 2 inches of backboard has been replaced sometime in the past
• See discolored area in the lower edge of backboard above this replaced area
* the battery box is a complete reproduction
• See gash in backboard by right flare; also 1 patched hole 

Exterior: The box has a metal tag. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Steel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is unmarked and is a reproduction; it is stamped "1913" on shell (see abraded area on shell). The transmitter is marked "Chicago"; both transmitter and the arm are correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old (see chip in the mouthpiece), and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 4 bar magneto is marked "Chicago Telephone Supply", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. The switch hook is old; the ringer is correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box. The battery box is a complete reproduction.

$275.00

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0310

Chicago

Item #310 is an oak Chicago doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. There is one split the full length of the front battery box panel. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct, but appears to be missing parts; the bells are brass. The receiver is a repro. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the laminated 6 bar magneto has chrome bars and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct. There are no batteries in the box.

$400.00

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0313

Chicago (Sold)

IItem 313 is a Chicago 2bx style wood wall phone. It is made of oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is very good. The battery box is a repro. The backboard is a repro. The top box is marked with a metal tag that reads "Chicago Telephone supply company Elkhart, Indiana U.S.A.". The lightening arrestor is the "Fuse" type and correct for the phone. The bells are brass. The receiver is old and marked "Kellogg". The transmitter is old and marked "Chicago". The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 4 bar magneto. All bars are chrome. The phone rings when cranked if the receiver is in the "hunjg0up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are correct. 

$350.00

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0328

Chicago (Sold)

Item #328 is an oak Chicago antique Double Box wooden wall phone in good condition; the finish is fair. The box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are black. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked and correct for the phone; the arm is correct. Both the mouthpiece and the cord are old. Inside, the five bar magneto is marked and rings at the turn of the crank. both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box

$450.00

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0405

Chicago (Sold)

Item 0405 is an Wood Chicago Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 4 patched holes in the backboard under the battery box
• 1 split in the lower edge of the backboard
• 1 split 4 inches long in the left front corner of the battery box; this continues as a separation at the joint between the front and left panel battery box.
• See blemish on right side panel of the battery box
• See divots on the front edge of shelf in several places

See this unique feature:
* Has a marked transmitter "Chicago Genuine Solid Back" 

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "Chicago". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is unmarked (see dent in shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked "Chicago Genuine Solid Back"; both transmitter and arm are correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. 

Interior: It has a paper tag inside the door. The 6 bar magneto rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box. The battery box is correct and has been repaired sometime in the past; it may need more "tweeking."

$300.00

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0518

Chicago

Item #518 is an oak Chicago doublebox in very good- condition; the finish is poor. The phone is fitted with a marked beveled edge transmitter stating "Chicago Genuine Solid Back"There is one split 1+ inches long in the left side of the shelf. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is marked and dated on the top of the shell. The beveled transmitter is correct and marked "Chicago Genuine Solid Back"; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is a "new" Runzel. Inside, the six bar magneto is marked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct for the phone and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0525

Chicago (Sold)

Item #525 is an oak Chicago glass front doublebox in very good condition; the finish is good. There are 4 patched holes in the backboard of the bop box next to each screw. The phone is equipped with a battery "cut-off switch" next to the transmitter arm on the backboard. The right edge of the top box has been replaced; this area is one inch wide from top to bottom. The battery box is a complete reproduction. All nickel parts are in good condition. The top box is correct and unmarked; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked and correct for the phone; the arm is also correct. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is old. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked, and is fitted with chrome bar covers; the mag rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. The battery box is marked with a metal tag on the shelf; there are two glass battery jars in the box.

without batteries $450; with batteries $550

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0549

Chicago (Sold)

Item 0549 is an Oak Chicago Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone's finish is in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
. 2 holes in the backboard to the right of the arm
. 1 patched edge in the shelf near the left side of the backboard
. 1 hole in the side of the door & another in the right side top box side panel
. 2 splits in the top edge of the top box backboard
. 1 hole in the backboard above the curly wires
. 1 split in the bottom edge of the top box backboard
. 1 patched hole in the lower right panel of the battery box
. 1 split in the bottom edge of the backboard
. 1 patched hole (4 inch diameter) in the bottom panel of the battery box
. 1 split then entire width of the shelf

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "Chicago". The lightning arrestor is the fused type, and the bells are partially Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Cracraft Leich" and is old. The transmitter is marked "Chicago"; both the transmitter and the arm are correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, there is a paper tag in the box. There is also a 6 bar "laminated" magneto which is unmarked; the phone will ring at the turn of the crank. There are no batteries in the box.

$300.00

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0666

Chicago (Sold)

Item #666 is a walnut Chicago doublebox in very good condition; the finish is poor. "J. Gross" is stamped on the inside of the top box door. The phone has a steer horn hook and an unusual receiver with removable top cap. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The topbox is correct and unmarked; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and marked. The transmitter is marked and correct; the arm is newer and is of stamp steel with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is old. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. The battery box is a reproduction, and there are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0823

Chicago (Sold)

Item 0823 is a Chicago double box made of oak. The overall condition of the wood is good and the finish is poor. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct and the bells are brass. The receiver is correct and marked on the cap. The transmitter is correct with a beveled edge. The arm is also correct. The mouthpiece is a repro and the cord is new. There is a 6 bar mag that rings and is marked. The switch and ringer are correct for the phone.

$450.00

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0851

Chicago

Chicago Telephone Supply Co. oak doublebox is in good condition and the finish is good. There is 1 patched hole in the backboard at shelf level. Here is 1 split in the top edge of the backboard. There are 2 splits in the top edge of the top box backboard; both are along glue seams. The top box is marked with a metal tag on the door; there is a call button on the left side of the box. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked “Chicago Genuine Solidback” The mouthpiece is a repro. The 6 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. There are 2 glass batteries in the box; one of them is marked “Beacon.”  

$450.00

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0882

Chicago 

Item 0882 is an Oak Chicago Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• See discolored area on door
• 1 patched hole near the transmitter arm on the left side
• 1 split 8 inches on the left side panel of the top box by the hook
• 1 split in the bottom panel of the battery box
• 1 split 5 inches long on the bottom panel of the top box
• 1 split on the bottom left of the backboard
• 2 splits in the bottom of top box backboard
• 1 split on the top edge of the door by the bell
• 1 gash in the lower right of battery box front panel
• See divots on the left panel of the battery box

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "Chicago". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked Kellogg and is old. The transmitter is marked. The mouthpiece is a reproduction (see pictures of the chip), and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$280.00

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0922

Chicago 

Item #922 is an oak Chicago doublebox phone is good condition; the finish is poor. The front panel of the battery box is a reproduction. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and marked Kellogg. The transmitter is marked; the arm is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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1085

Chicago 

Item 1085 is a Chicago 2 box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. There are two holes under the battery box, and two splits on the bakcboard. The backboard is correct. The metal nametag on the top box reads "Chicago Telephone Supply Company Elkhart, Indiana U.S.A." The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel but dirty. The receiver is old, unmarked, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked "Chicago genuine solid back" and is correct for the phone. The transmitter arm is cast iron coil-in-base type, and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is old. The phone has a six bar marked magneto and rings when cranked if the receiver is in the "hung0up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. The battery box is correct and has a metal nametag on the shelf identical to the one on the door of the top box.

$450.00

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1184

Chicago Telephone Supply Co.

This Chicago Telephone Supply Co. double box phone is made of quarter sawn oak; the wood is in poor condition and the finish is poor.  There is 1 patched hole in the backboard edge near the receiver.  There are 2 patched holes on the left side of the backboard behind the battery box.  There is 1 patched hole in the center of the backboard behind the battery box; there are 2 patched holes in the right side of the backboard behind the battery box.  There is 1 patched hole on the right side of the battery box above the shelf.  The edge of the backboard is split at transmitter level and the backboard is starting to separate at 2 glue joints at the bottom edge (Left center 3”; right center 2”)(see pix of all of these areas).   The top box has a metal nametag on the door and a paper tag inside.  The magneto has 6 red magnets and rings at the turn of the crank.  The lightening arrestor is comprised of two GLASS fuses. The transmitter is marked Chicago; and is of a beveled edge style; it is damaged in two places (see pix).  The front of the battery box has a split glue joint the whole length of the box.  One panel on the left side of the box is bowed slightly, and there is one patched area at the corner joint.  The bottom of the battery box has separated at a glue joint.  The shelf has 10 patched (nail?) holes along the line where the shelf attaches to the front of the box. There are 2 glass battery jars in the box.

$550.00

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2706

Chicago

Item 2706 is an Oak Chicago Doublebox antique telephone in fair condition; the phone’s finish is also in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• See tag area - some other tag may have been there in the past
• See pictures for various blemishes
• 1 pounded area - damage to top box backboard at mounting hole corners
• 1 blemish above the switch hook
• 1 split at the bottom edge of the top box
• 1 split 24 inches long at a glue joint at the bottom of the backboard up
• 1 patched hole at the top right of the backboard at the right mounting hole
• See damage to shelf; crack on left edge where there is missing wood
* 1 split the entire width of the shelf under the pencil stop
• 1 split at the bottom of the door
• 2 divots on the lower left backboard edge
• 2 patched holes on the left panel battery box
• 1 patched hole at the upper right mounting hole

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "Chicago". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Kellogg" and old. The transmitter is marked; both the transmitter and the arm are old and correct for the phone. Also, the arm still has some pinstriping intact. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, there is a 5 bar magneto which will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$325.00

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2726

Chicago 

Item # 2726 is an oak Chicago glass front doublebox; it has the much sought after faceplate marked "Chicago Genuine Solidback." There is one split about 9 inches long from the bottom of the backboard along a glue joint. The battery box is a "replacement." The topbox is correct and unmarked. The arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. the receiver is old and marked Kellogg. The transmitter is marked "Chicago Genuine Solidback." The mouthpiece is a repro and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct. The battery box is marked with a metal tag, and there are 2 glass battery jars in the box.

without batteries $450; with batteries $550

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2727

Chicago 

Item #2727 is an oak Chicago glass front doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is fair. There are 4 patched holes in the backboard behind the battery box. The battery box shelf is a reproduction. The topbox is correct and unmarked; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is old and unmarked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked, has chrome bar covers, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. The battery box is marked with a metal tag on the shelf; there are 2 batteries in the box.

without batteries $450; with batteries $550

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2729

Chicago (Sold)

Item #2729 is an oak Chicago glass front doublebox. There are two patched holes in the backboard behind the battery box; the battery box itself is a complete reproduction. The top box is correct and unmarked; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is correct for the phone, and the cap is marked "Chicago Telephones Satisfy." The transmitter is marked and correct for the phone; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is old. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. The battery box is a complete reproduction, and is marked with a metal tag on the shelf; there are two glass battery jars in the box.

without batteries $450; with batteries $550

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2857

Chicago (Sold)

See our pictures of #2857.  This oak Chicago doublebox phone is in very good condition, and the finish is fair.  There is one patched edge on the shelf.  It has a marked receiver “Chicago Telephones Satisfy.”  The topbox has a metal tag on the door.  The arrestor is correct for the phone, and the bells are nickel.  The receiver is marked and is correct for the phone.  The transmitter is marked and correct for the phone.  The transmitter arm is a later version of stamped steel; there is a coil in the base.  The mouthpiece and the cord are both old.  Inside, the 6 bar magneto has chrome bar covers, is marked, and rings at the turn of the crank..  Both the switch hook and ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.  The battery box is unmarked and correct for the phone; there are no batteries in the box.

$400.00

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2863

Chicago 

Item #2863 is an oak Chicago doublebox in very good condition; the finish is good. The front panel of the battery box is a reproduction. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. There is no lightening arrestor, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old. The transmitter is correct for the phone and marked; the arm is a later style of stamped steel. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$500.00

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2876

Chicago (Sold)

Item #2876 is an oak Chicago double box phone in good condition; the finish is poor. There is one patched hole in the top right backboard at the mounting hole. There is another patched edge at the bottom left of the battery box. There is one split the full length of the front of the battery box at the right side. There is another split 1.5 inches long next to the full length split due to a nail. The topbox is marked with a metal; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and marked Kellogg. The transmitter is correct for the phone and marked. The arm is the later style (two piece steel) with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is old. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked, has chrome bar covers, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box

$450

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2877

Chicago 

Item #2877 is an oak Chicago doublebox phone in very good condition; the finish is good but "dirty" and needs TLC. There is one patched edge at the left side of the battery box. There is one split 6 inches long in the left front bottom of the battery box. The top box is marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and marked "each. The transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is correct. The mouthpiece is old and has a chip in it; the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.

$450

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2920

Chicago (Sold)

Item 2920 is a Chicago double box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. The battery box is new having been made by a professional cabinetmaker out of quarter sawed oak and the same size and shape of the original. The phone is well marked. It has a metal nametag on door of top box that reads: "Chicago telephone supply company Elkhart, Indiana USA". The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel. The receiver is old and is marked on the cap. The transmitter is old and correct. It is marked "Chicago genuine solid back". The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is old. The phone has a six bar marked magneto that rings when cranked if the receiver is in "hung up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and are correct for the phone.

$450.00

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2924

Chicago (Sold)

Item #2924 is an oak Chicago doublebox in fair condition; the finish is fair-. The left section of the battery box front has been reglued; however it is not a very good job. The shelf was split and has been reglued also. There is one split one inch long in the bottom backboard at a joint. There is another split 1+ inches long at the top of the backboard at a joint. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is unmarked and has an old shell and a repro cap. The marked transmitter is correct for the phone, and has been "sanded" some time in the past. The arm is correct with the cast iron style with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is old and has been repaired sometime in the past; the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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2951

Chicago 

IItem 2951 is an early Oak Chicago Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 split 5 inches long on the left side of the door from the top down
• 3 splits in the bottom edge of the backboard
• See split in backboard to the left of the transmitter arm (doesn't go up to top or down to bottom of backboard)
• Battery box is a complete reproduction

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "Chicago". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are dirty Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver cap is marked "Chicago Telephones Satisfy," old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the transmitter arm is correct (early cast iron style) with external wire to transmitter. The mouthpiece is old (see pix of the chips), and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are 2 glass batteries in the box.  

Price with the batteries $550; price without batteries $450.

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2956

Chicago 

Item #2956 is an oak Chicago doublebox phone in very good condition; the finish is fair. There is one split 4+ inches long at the top backboard at a glue joint; there is another split one inch long at the bottom backboard at a glue joint. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is an earlier Chicago type, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct for the phone and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

  $450.00

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2991

Chicago (Sold)

Item 2991 is a Chicago 2-box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. There are four patched holes in the backboard under the battery shelf. The battery box is repro. There is a hairline glue joint separation in the backboard under the battery box. It needs to be reglued and clamped. There is a metal ID tag on the door that reads "Chicago Telephone supply co. Elkhart, Indiana U.S.A.". The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked "Chicago" and is correct for the phone. The transmitter arm is the stamped steel with coil in base type. The mouthpiece is new and so is the receiver cord. The phone has a 5-bar marked magneto and rings when cranked if the receiver is in the "hung0up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.

  $450.00

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2992

Chicago 

tem 2992 is a Chicago 2 box type wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. There is one split bottom of the backboard center. The battery box is repro. The phone is well marked by the metal tag on the top box that reads "Chicago Telephone Supply Company Elkhart, Indiana U.S.A." The lightening arrestor is the fused type. The bells are nickel. The receiver is old, and marked and dated on top of the shell. The transmitter is marked "Chicago" and is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5-bar mag marked "Chicago". The phone rings when cranked. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.

  $450.00

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2993

Chicago (Sold)

Item 2993 is a Chicago two-box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of the wood is good but the overall condition of the finish is just fair. The backboard has been re-glued at the glue joint under the battery box. See pictures. The battery box is new. There are two splits on the backboard at the glue joint. The phone is marked by a very early metal nametag that reads: "Chicago telephones satisfy, Chicago telephone supply Co. Chicago U.S.A. The lightening arrestor is the fused type. See pictures. The bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked "Chicago genuine solid back". It is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is old, the phone has a 5 unmarked red bar magneto. The phone rings when cranked. The switch and ringer are correct.

  $450.00

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2995

Chicago (Sold)

Item 2995 is a Chicago double box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of the wood is very good. The overall condition of the finish is good to fair. The battery box is new and is made out of quarter-sawed oak by a professional cabinetmaker and is the same size and shape of the original. The phone has a metal tag on the top box that reads: "Chicago telephone supply company Elkhart Indiana U.S. A.". The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel also correct. The arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel and are also correct. The receiver is old, marked and dated on the shell. The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is also new. The phone has a 6-bar marked magneto. The phone rings when cranked if receiver is in the "hung0up" mode. The switch and ringer are correct. The transmitter is marked "Chicago"

  $450.00

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2996

Chicago (Sold)

Item 2996 is a Chicago 2 box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. Both the wood itself and the finish are in good condition. There are three patched holes on the backboard. The battery box is new. The phone has a metal nametag on the door of the top box that reads: "Chicago Telephone Supply Company Elkhart, Indiana U.S.A.". The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel. The receiver is unmarked and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked "Chicago", and is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is old. The phone has a 6-bar unmarked mag and rings when cranked if the receiver is in "hung-up" mode. The switch and ringer are correct.

  $450.00

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3020

Chicago (Sold)

Item #3020 is an oak Chicago glass front doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. The phone is fitted with the early, narrow style top box. There are 4 patched holes in the backboard at each hole for the top box. There are 2 other patched holes in the backboard to the right of the transmitter arm. There is one split 6 inches long along a glue joint in the backboard from the bottom edge up. The arrestor is correct for the phone, and is fitted with the early fuse type arrestor; the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and dated on the top. The transmitter is correct for the phone and is marked; it is the "beveled edge" style. The arm is correct, and is the cast iron type with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked and is fitted with chrome bars; the mag rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. The battery box is correct and marked with a metal tag on the shelf. There are two glass battery jars in the box.

without batteries $450; with batteries $550

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3231

Chicago (Sold)

IItem 3231 is a Chicago 2-box wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is just fair. The battery box is a repro, there are four patched holes around all 4 mounting holes and there is a split at the top of the backboard of the top box and 3 splits at the bottom of the backboard. There is a metal tag on the top box that reads "Chicago telephone supply company, Elkhart, Indiana U.S.A." The lightening arrester is the fused bye and is correct for this phone. The bells are brass but have been painted black. The receiver is old marked Kellogg dated on the shell 1903. The transmitter is old. It is marked "Chicago". It is correct for this phone. The transmitter arm is cast iron and is "coil in base" type. The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is also new. The phone has a 5-bar (red) mag. It is unmarked. The phone rings when cranked if the receiver is in "hung-up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There is a paper tag on the back of the top box door describing how to install and care for the phone.

 $450.00

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3232

Chicago 

Item 3232 is a Chicago 2 box type wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of the wood is extra good. The finish is just fair. The front panel of the battery box has been reglued at the glue joint. The phone has a metal ID tag on the door of the top box that reads "Chicago Telephone Supply Company, Elkhart, Indiana U.S.A". The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked "Chicago" and is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is old. The phone has a 5-bar unmarked mag. The phone rings when cranked if the receiver is in the "hung-up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct or the phone.

 $450.00

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3523

Chicago (Sold)

Item 3523 is a Chicago double box made of oak. The overall condition of the wood is fair and the finish is poor. There is a split on the top of the backboard. The shelf is new. Both of the flares have been re-glued to the backboard. The door is correct and marked with a metal tag. The bells are worn nickel. The receiver shell is correct and the cap is newer. The transmitter is correct and the arm is the cast iron type with the coil in the base. The cord is new. There is a 5 bar mag that rings. The switch and ringer are correct for the phone.

 $350.00

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3532

Chicago (Sold)

IItem 3532 is a Chicago double box made of oak. The overall condition of the wood is good and the finish is fair. The battery box has been repaired. The top box is marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct and the bells are nickel. The transmitter is marked and the arm is correct. The mouthpiece is new and the cord is new. There is a 5 bar mag that rings and is marked. The switch and ringer are correct for the phone.

 $350.00

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3537

Chicago 

Item 3537 is an Oak Chicago glass front Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• Several small splits at the bottom of the backboard
• 1 split in the lower edge of the top box backboard
• 1 split the entire lefnth of the right side battery box panel
• 1 crack on the left backboard near the flare
• Battery box is a reproduction and is marked with a metal tag on the shelf

Exterior: The top box is correct and unmarked, and it has a glass front. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is unmarked (see chips on cap), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked "Chicago"; both the transmitter and the arm are old and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 6 chrome bar magneto is marked "Chicago", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are 2 glass batteries in the box.

 $550.00

WD2 3809 Chicago #3809 is a Chicago walnut double box in good condition; the finish is fair. There is one patched hole at the upper left arm mounting hole. There are several patched holes inside the door where the ringer has been replaced in the past. There is 1 patched whole in the center of the backboard below the arm. There is one split the entire length of the front panel of the battery box. There is 1 split 5 inches lonb at the bottom edge of the backboard. See the pix of the circular damage around the crank which has worn wood away. *** THE RECEIVER IN THE PICTURES HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH ONE HAVING NO FLAWS. PLEASE DISREGARD PICTURES OF THE FLAWED RECEIVER **** The top box is also marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct, and the bells are both black. The actual receiver on the phone has no flaws. The transmitter is marked; the transmitter arm is unmarked. The mouthpiece has a small chip on the rim. Inside, the 6 bar mag is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked. The battery box is marked with a metal tag on the shelf; there are no batteries in the box. $450.00
WD2 3810 Chicago #3810 is an oak Chicago doublebox in fair condition; the finish is fair. There are 2 patched holes in the top of the backboard at the mounting holes. There are 4 patched holes in the top of the backboard between the mounting holes. There are 10 patched holes in the backboard below the battery box. There is one patch in the shelf of the battery box. There are 2 splits the entire length in the front panel of the battery box. There is 1 split three inches long in the front of the battery box. Also on the same split there is a patched portion. The front panel of the battery box is a reproduction. The top box is correct for the phone and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is old and marked; the transmitter arm is unmarked. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the 6 bar magneto is marked and rings at the turn of the crank. The switch hook and the ringer are both unmarked. There are no batteries in the box. $450.00

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0627

Columbia (Sold)

See our pix of item #627.  Item #627 is an oak Columbia double box phone in very good condition; the finish is fair.  This phone has an unusual lock on the door; the key does not come out, so you can’t lose it!  The backboard is unmarked and correct for the phone.  The arrestor is correct, and the bells are of worn nickel.  The receiver is old, and the transmitter is marked and correct for the phone.  The transmitter arm is cast iron, and the coil is in the base.  The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new.  Inside, the 4 bar magneto is unmarked, ahs chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank.  Both the switch hook and ringer are correct for the phone.  The battery box is unmarked, and there are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0997

Connecticut  (Sold)

CItem 997 is an oak Connecticut doublebox in very good condition; the finish is very good.  There are 2 patched holes where the top mounting holes are in the backboard; the phone appears to be "as taken from service."  The lightening arrestor is the correct "hitching post style" with the binding posts; the bells are nickel.  The receiver is old and correct for the phone.  The transmitter is unmarked and correct; the transmitter arm is cast iron.  The mouthpiece is old and the cord is new.  Inside, there is a paper tag or guarante bearing the date 2/27/05 (this would be 1805...); the 5 bar unmarked mag rings at the turn of the crank.  The mag has chrome bars.  Both the switch hook and ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.  The battery box is unmarked and correct for the phone; there are 2 glass battery jars in the box.

$550.00

WD2 1054 Conecticut (Sold) See our pictures of item #1054.  This Connecticut, oak doublebox phone is in very good condition, and the finish is fair.  The backboard is correct and unmarked.  The lightening arrestor is correct, and the bells have been painted black.  The receiver is old and marked Kellogg.  The transmitter is correct for the phone and is marked; the mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new.  Inside, the 5 bar mag is unmarked and has chrome bar covers; it rings at the turn of the crank.  Both the switch hook and ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.  The battery box is correct, and There are no batteries in the box. 

$450.00

WD2 3236 Conecticut (Sold) IItem 3236 is a Connecticut two box wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The battery box is new. There are four holes under the battery box in backboard. There are several splits at the glue joints on the backboard of the top box. The lightening arrestor is the "hitching post" type and is correct for this phone. The bells are brass but have been painted black. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is old and marked "Connecticut". The transmitter arm is the earlier cast iron type with the coil in the base and external terminals. The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5-bar unmarked magneto. The phone rings when cranked. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked but correct for the phone

$450.00

WD2 1064 Arthur Darwin Item # 1064 is an oak Arthur Darwin doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. The phone is fitted with a "split battery box"; it also features a pushbutton installed next to the transmitter mount on the backboard. There are two patched holes at the top mounting holes of the backboard. There is one split 1+ inches long at the top backboard edge at a joint. There is another split five inches long at the bottom edge of the backboard at a joint. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is the hitching post style, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and is marked Kellogg. The transmitter is old and unmarked; the arm is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old with worn chips; the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is marked HC on the bars and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 0019 D. Edward Evans Jr Co. Item #19 is a D. Edward Evans Jr Co. oak doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is fair. There are four patched holes, two on each side by the screws that hold the battery box. Ther is one split one inch long at the top edge of the backboard The battery box is a complete reproduction. There is some checking on the bottom edge of the backboard and at the top edge of the top box backboard. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are steel. The receiver is marked Kellogg. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the arm is the two piece stamped steel style with the coil in the base. The mouthpiuece is old with chips; the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 3525 Dean Electric (Sold) Item 3525 is a Dean Electric double box made of oak. The overall condition of the wood is good and the finish is poor. There is one patched hole on the bottom of the door. There is one patched split on the bottom of the backboard. There is a split on the right side of the backboard flare, which has been patched. There is a split on the front of the battery box also patched. There is also a split on the front of the battery box. It includes a Telephone directory United Tel. Co of Iowa Dec. 1954. The top box is marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct and the bells are nickel. The receiver is marked Stromberg Carlson. The transmitter arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is repro. There is a 5 bar mag that rings and is marked.

$450.00

WD2 3227 Deveau  (Sold) Item 3227 is a DeVeau 2bx style wood wall phone. It is made of oak. The overall condition of the wood is good, but the overall condition of the finish is just fair. There is some discoloration on the backboard above the battery box shelf. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag that reads "Telephone DeVeau Apparatus". The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel. The receiver is old and marked "Stromberg" on the cap. The transmitter is unmarked and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 4-chrome bar mag. The phone rings when cranked if the receiver is in the "hung-up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are correct.

$450.00

WD2 0026 Dearborn Item #26 is an oak Dearborn doublebox in good condition; the finish is good. There is one split about 3 1/2 inches long at the right bottom of the backboard. The arrestor is the 3 carbon bar type, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is correct for the phone and unmarked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked, has chrome bar covers, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There are 2 glass battery jars in the box.

$500.00

WD2 2927 Electric Appliance (Sold) Item 2927 is a Walnut Electric Appliance Company Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 patched holes at the left and right mounting screw
• 2 patched holes in the center of the backboard by the curly wire
• 2 small patched holes on front door where name tag was previously
• 3 patched holes at battery box
• 3 patched holes under battery tray
• 5 patched holes near transmitter arm
• 4 patched holes at each of the 4 mounting holes in the backboard
• 1 split in the top edge of the backboard along with one patched hole
• 1 split the entire length of the battery box front panel
• See 1 hole/blemish on right side of top box
• It appears the arm has been replaced, the battery tray has been repositioned and the screws to hold the battery box have been repositioned as well
• Battery box is a complete reproduction

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is unmarked and old. The transmitter is unmarked and old; the base of the arm is marked "EACO"; the thumbwheel is marked Electric Appliance Co. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the chrome 4 bar magneto with chrome bars is marked "H.C." on the magnets; the phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$400.00

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3534 Elliott (Sold)

Item 3534 is an Elliott double box. The overall condition of the wood is good and the finish is poor. The battery box is repro - front panel and front 1 1/2 of shelf. The top box is marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is the "hitching post style" and the bells are brass. The receiver is marked "Cray craft Leich". The transmitter is correct and the arm is the cast iron coil in base type. The mouthpiece is repro and the cord is new. There is a 4 bar mag that rings and is marked. The switch and the ringer are correct for the phone.

$450.00

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0009

Eureka 

tem 0009 is a Eureka double box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. There are 6 patched holes, 3 each side near screws for batther box. There is a separation of glue joint about 4 inchs in the backboard under the battery box and one split at the glue joint at the bottom of the top box on the backboard. Also there are four screw holes in the door where the name tag was mounted. The lightening arrestor is the "Iron Cross" type "vintage Eureka". The bells are brass. The receiver shell may be new. The transmitter arm is "coil in base" type and is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is old. The phone has a 5 chrome bar unmarked mag. The phone rings when cranked if receiver is in "hung up" mode. The transmitter is marked and reads: "Eureka electric Co. Chicago U.S., A". It is correct for the phone. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and are correct for the phone. The battery box is old. The front panel has been re-glued in place and held there while drying by some very small finishing nails rather then by clamps. 

$450.00

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0213

Eureka 

Item #213 is an oak Eureka doublebox in fair condition; the finish is poor. There are three patched holes in the backboard to the right of the transmitter; there is another patch hole in the backboard to the left center top under the battery box. There is one split in the backboard of the bop box from the top to the bottom along a glue joint; there is another split three inches long at the top center of the backboard. The topbox is correct and marked with a faded celluloid tag; the arrestor is correct in the "iron cross" style. The bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked; it has a longitudinal crack 1 1/2 inches long in the shell. The transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is old and has a chip; the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked and rings with the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0842

Eureka "Local & Long Distance Telephone (Sold)

Eureka "Local & Long Distance Telephone oak double box.  All of the wood appears old except the shelf which is newer than the rest of the phone.  The top edge of the backboard is starting to split in one place (see pix); the lower edge is starting to split in 3 places (about 1 inch each).  There is one repaired hole near the left battery box mounting screw; there are 2 repaired holes near the right upper mounting screw.  The backboard of the top box is starting to split on a glue line; the split is about 6 inches in length.  There is a split in the right side panel of the top box on a glue line along its entire length.    There is a metal name tag on the door of the top box; inside is a 4 bar magneto with nickel plated bars; the magneto rings at the turn of the crank. The receiver is unmarked and seems to have black paint splatters on it in places.  The beveled transmitter faceplate is marked “Eureka.”   The battery box has a rectangular “cut out” (1’ x ¼ “) in the left side panel of the battery box; this area has been repaired sometime in the past.  The front panel of the box is  split the entire length on a glue line.  There are two batteries in the box. 

$550.00

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1119

Eureka 

Item #1119 is an oak Eureka doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is fair. There is one split 3+ inches long at the bottom edge of the backboard. There is one split the full length of the front panel of the battery box that has been poorly repaired sometime in the past. The topbox is correct and unmarked; the arrestor is the Eureka type and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and has a marked cap (Kellogg). The transmitter is marked, and the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$400.00

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3235

Eureka (Sold)

Item 3235 is a Eureka double box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of the wood and the finish is good. The battery box is new. It is made of quarter-sawed oak by a professional cabinetmaker and is the same size and shape of the original. The top box is correct. The metal Eureka tag is faded and unreadable. The lightening arrestor is the "Hitching Post" type and correct for the phone. The bells are nickel. The receiver is an old marked Cracraft Leich. The transmitter is old and reads: Eureka Electric Company Chicago U.S.A." It is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 4-bar magneto. All the bars are chrome. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone

$450.00

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0176

Farr Telephone

Item #176 is an oak Farr doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. There are two splits 1/4 to 1/2 inches long at the bottom edge of the backboard. There are three splits 1/4 to 1/2 inches long at the top of the backboard. The left front edge of the shelf is burned, split off 3 inches; there is also a split across the shelf. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked, has chrome bar covers, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00 

 

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0189

Farr Telephone

Item 0189 is an Oak Farr Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone's Item 0189 is an Oak Farr Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone's finish is in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
. 4 patched holes at the bottom edge of the backboard
. 3 patched holes in the backboard by the curly wires
. 1 split in the top edge of the top box backboard
. 2 patched holes in the backboard at either side of the transmitter base
. 1 split from top to bottom on the battery box front (see bad regluing job)
. See defect in the finish on the shelf
. 1 split in the right panel of the battery box from the top to the bottom

Exterior: The box has a metal tag in good condition marked "FARR". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (and dated 1902) and old. The transmitter is unmarked and old. The arm is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, there is a 5 bar (with chrome bars) magneto which is unmarked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and old. There are no batteries in the box. box.

Location BB w-11
Price $ 325 

$325.00 

 

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0669

Farr Telephone

Item 0669 is an Oak Farr Telephone Doublebox antique telephone in fair condition; the phone’s finish is in good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 patched holes (1 by each battery box mounting screw)
• 2 patched hole and 1 split on the bottom of the backboard
• 4 screws and 2 patched holes in the backboard where there is a shadow of the old transmitter arm location; 4 screws are still in place along with 2 patched holes.
• 1 divot in the pencil stop
• 2 patched holes in the top box backboard
• 7 patched holes in the top panel of the top box
• 4 plugged holes in the backboard by the curly wires
• 1 patched hole on the right side panel of the top box
• 1 split at the bottom edge of the backboard at the glue joint an inch and a half long
• 1 patch in the left side of the door
• 1 patch in the door at the lower right corner
• See circular damage around the crank

Note: the battery box shelf may be newer

Exterior: The box is marked "FARR". The bells are Nickel (poor quality). 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is unmarked and old. The transmitter has a plain unmarked faceplate. The transmitter arm is not the originalone, but has been replaced sometime in the past. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is old (frayed in 1-2 spots). 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar red magneto is unmarked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. The switch hook is correct for the phone. The battery box shelf may be a reproduction. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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2953

George D. Sherman

Item #2953 is a George D. Sherman oak doublebox in good condition the finish is fair. There are two patched holes at the bottom right front of the battery box; also, the front panel of the battery box has been reglued and about an inch long sliver is missing from the lower left. The left flare of the backboard has been reglued. There are five checks in the bottom edge of the backboard. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are dirty nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The beveled edge transmitter is correct for the phone and unmarked; the arm is an unusual coil in the base made of stamped steel. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is old. Inside, the four bar magneto is unmarked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

 $450.00

 

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3241

 Helios Mfg. Co  (Sold)

Item 3241 is a Helios Mfg. Co. Double box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. There is a glue joint beginning to separate on the front panel of the battery box. The phone is marked with a metal ID tag on the door of the top box that reads "Manufactured by Helios Manufacturing Co. Philadelphia, Pa." The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel. The receiver is old, unmarked, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is old. It is very early and correct for the phone. The transmitter arm is cast iron with coil in the base type. The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5-bar unmarked mag. All 5 bars have chrome covers on them. The phone rings when cranked in "hung-up" mode

  $450.00

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3246   Hipwell (Sold)

Item 3246 is an Oak Hipwell Doublebox style antique telephone in very good condition; the phone’s finish is in good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 split in backboard behind battery box
* split at top edge of backboard
* hole in backboard under battery tray and another at center under transmitter arm base
• 2 splits on the lower edge of the backboard
• Battery box is a reproduction

Exterior: The box is marked with a metal tag "Hipwell Mfg. Co. Allegheny, Pa.". The lightning arrestor is correct and the bells are Brass.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is old, unmarked, and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 4 bar magneto is unmarked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. The switch is correct. The ringer is also correct. The battery box is new having been made by a professional cabinetmaker out of quarter sawed oak to the same size and shape of the original.

  $450.00

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1379

Holtzer Cabot

Item #1379 is an oak Holtzer Cabot doublebox phone in very good condition; the finish is fair+. There is one split two inches long at the top edge of the backboard at a glue joint. There are two splits each about two inches long at the bottom edge of the backboard. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor has the binding posts outside, and the arrestor in the top box. The bells are nickel, and the receiver is old and unmarked. The beveled edge transmitter is unmarked and correct for the phone; the arm is an early cast iron type. The mouthpiece is old with a chip, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto has chrome bars, is marked "HC," and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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3228

Holtzer Cabot

IItem 3228 is a Holtzer Cabot 2bx type wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. There is a hole located left of the trans mount on the backboard. There are also 4 pathced holes on the backboard. The front panel of the Battery box is separated top to bottom at the glue joint. The transmitter cup is a repro. Patent date of Kay 30, 1899 is stamped on the back of the top box door. The battery box is new. It is also made of quarter-sawed oak and is made by a professional cabinetmaker to the same size and shape of the original. A metal tag that reads "Manufactured by the Holtzer-Cabot Electric Co. Boston New York Chicago Baltimore" marks the top box. The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are brass. The receiver is an old unmarked capsule type. The transmitter is old and unmarked. The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 4 bar unmarked mag. It rings when cranked if the receiver is in the "hung-up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone

$450.00

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0661

Inland

Item #661 is an oak Inland doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is fair. There is one split three inches long in the backboard of the bop box from the top edge down. The right side of the shelf has a split that has been reglued. There are some worm holes in the door of the top box. The topbox itself is marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto has chrome bar covers and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box

$450.00

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2938

Inland

Item #2938 is an oak Inland doublebox in good condition; the finish is fair. There is one hole in the center of the backboard under the battery box. There is one split two inches long at the bottom of the backboard; there is another split two inches long at the bottom edge of the backboard at a glue joint. The right flare on the backboard is new. There is one cut at the right side of the backboard at the splice for a new flare. "The front panel of the battery box is a reproduction. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and it has a marked Kellogg shell. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the arm is cast iron. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. Inside, the four bar mag rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box

$450.00

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0481

Independent (Sold)

Item #481 is an oak Independent Telephone doublebox in very good condition; the finish is fair. There are 2 patched holes iin the backboard above the screws for the bottom box. There are two splits two inches long along glue joints at the bottom edge where the backboard flares are attached. There are two splits the full length of the battery box at glue joints. The battery box shelf is a reproduction. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and unmarked; there is 1 crack three inches long longitudinally along the receiver shell, and another crack 2 3/4 inches long also longitudinally along the receiver shell. The transmitter is old and marked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthipece is a repro, and the cord is old. Inside, the 3 bar magneto is marked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are marked and correct. There are no batteries in the box

$400.00

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0140

 Julius Andrae (Sold)

Item #140 is an oak Julius Andrae doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is fair. The shelf of the battery box has a gouge in the top center. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and marked Kellogtg. The transmitter is correct for the phone and marked; the arm is correct. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new.

$450.00

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0151

 Julius Andrae (Sold)

Item $151 is an oak Julius Andrae doublebox in very good condition; the finish is good. The backboard is a complete reproduction. The topbox is correct and is marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and unmarked. The beveled transmitter is old and unmarked; the arm is of two piece stamped steel with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. Inside, the six bar mag is unmarked, has chrome bar covers, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$350.00

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0305

 Julius Andrae (Sold)

Item 0305 is a Julius Andréa Double box that is made of oak. The overall condition of the wood and finish are very good. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct and the bells are nickel. The receiver is marked "Kellogg". The transmitter is correct and marked. The transmitter arm is cast iron coil in base. There is a 5 bar mag that rings and is marked, the switch and ringer are correct for the phone

$450.00

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0592

 Julius Andrae

Item #140 is an oak Julius Andrae doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is fair. The shelf of the battery box has a gouge in the top center. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and marked Kellogtg. The transmitter is correct for the phone and marked; the arm is correct. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new.

$450.00

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0973

 Julius Andrae (Sold)

Item 973 is a Julius Andra 2-boxes wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. There are four patched holes two each side of the backboard at the box mtg screws. One patched hole on the bakcbaordc below the battery tray. On split in the backbaord at the bottom, and one split top of the backboard,.The phone has a new battery box also made of quarter-sawed oak by a professional cabinetmaker for the same size and shape of the original. The phone is marked by a metal tag on the door of the top box that reads "Julius Andrea & Sons Co. Manufacturers of the telephones and switchboards, Milwaukee, Wisc.". The phone had a "Hitching Post" type lightening arrestor. The bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is old and unmarked. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5-bar unmarked mag. It rings when ranked if the receiver is in the "hung-up" mode. There is a partial paper tag still on the back of the door of the top box. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked but correct for the phone

$450.00

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0225

Kellogg

Kellogg double box oak wall phone in good condition; the finish is in good condition also.  The backboard is correct and has been repaired sometime in the past.  The bottom 4 inches of the backboard has been replaced (see pix).  In the top box, both the magneto and the ringer are correct and marked.  The switch hook is correct for the phone.  The reciever is a reproduction.  The transmitter is correct and is marked Kellogg; it is a beveled edge transmitter.  The mouthpiece is a reproduction and the cord is new.  The battery box is a reproduction and needs a repair on the front panel (reglue the seam)(see pix).

$325.00

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0307

Kellogg

Item #307 is an oak Kellogg doublebox in very good condition; the finish is good. The transmitter arm and the base still have some pinstriping. There are 2 patched holes in the backboard below the battery box mounting screws. The top box is marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old. The old transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is correct and has a beveled edge. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. Inside, the 4 bar magneto is marked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$300.00

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2955

Kellogg

Item #2955 is an oak Kellogg doublebox (with Mae West backboard) in good condition; the finish is poor. There are 5 patched holes on the backboard around the transmitter. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The topbox is correct and unmarked; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and marked. The transmitter is correct and marked also; the arm is cast iron. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. The battery box is a complete reproduction, and there are no batteries in the box.

$425.00

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3526

Kellogg

Item 3526 is a Kellogg double box made of oak. The overall condition of the wood is good and the finish is poor. There is a split bottom of the backboard. There is a split on the backboard of the top box, bottom up. The top box is marked with a repro metal tag. The bells are 3" steel. The receiver is marked. The transmitter is marked. The arm is stamped steel, single box type; the coil is in the top. The mouthpiece is a repro. There is a 6 bar mag that is marked. The switch and ringer are correct for the phone.

$350.00

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0158

Kokomo (Sold)

IItem #158 is an oak Kokomo doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is fair. There is one patched hole in the center of the backboard under the battery box. There are two splits about two inches long each at the bottom edge of the backboard. The front panel of the battery box has been reglued and tacked on. There is also a four inch split that has been filled. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is the hitching post type, and the bells are bras. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is an old reproduction, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 0456 D. A. Kusel 
Item 0456 is a D. A. Kusel oak doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood is very good: the

finish is good.
Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
* 1 patched edge at the top of the shelf by the backboard
* 1 patched hole in the backboard by the curley wires, covered by the battery box
* 1 split at the top edge of the backboard
* 3 small splits at the bottom edge of the backboard
* 1 split at the top of the top box backboard
* 1 split at the bottom of the top box backboard
* both of the flares have been repelaced
* the front panel of the battery box has been tacked on
* See the incompletely removed old finish on the front of the door, the front panel of the battery box, and on the shelf.
* the phone has a ring button on the side of the top box above the receiver
Exterior: The phone is marked with a metal name tag.  The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel.
Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is old and unmarked. The old transmitter is unmarked. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is "newer" with a Runzel tag.
Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. To ring the phone, press the "ring button" on the side of the box while cranking.  Both the switch hook and the
ringer are old, unmarked, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box




Exterior: The phone is marked with a metal name tag. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is old and unmarked. The old transmitter is unmarked. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is "newer" with a Runzel tag. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. To ring the phone, press the "ring button" on the side of the box while cranking. Both the switch hook and the 

$450.00

WD2 0797 D. A. Kusel  Item #797 is an oak D.A. Kusel doublebox antique telephone. This phone has a not so common beveled edge transmitter with a stamped faceplate; the more common is nonbeveled with attached tag. The front panel and left side of the battery box have been replaced some time in the past. The backboard has a replacement piece 1 1/2 inches wide at the right wing. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and marked. The transmitter is the less common style with a beveled edge and is marked on the stamped faceplate; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar mag is unmarked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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1340

Kusel (Sold)

DA Kusel oak doublebox phone that rings. Overall condition of the wood is very good; overall condition of the finish is poor. The backboard is correct and old; however, there is a 1 inch separated glue joint on its bottom edge. The top box is old and marked with a metal Kusel nametag; there are two new screws in the binding posts. The 5 bar magneto has been repaired; two magnets have been replaced with Holtzer-Cabbott magnets. The ringer and switchhook are both correct for the phone. The receiver is a WE pony which has a 1.5 inch crack in the shell; it is marked on the tip cap, but the ear cap is not a WE brand. The transmitter has been repainted, and is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece and cord are both repros. The battery box does not fit correctly on the brackets, (which are too far apart) but latches on only one side. There is a glue joint separation on the front of the battery box. The battery box currently contains 2 round glass batteries (this differs from the pix posted to the web listing); phone may be purchased with or without the glass batteries.

$700.00

WD2 2754 D. A. Kusel (Sold) Item #2754 is a D. A. Kusel oak doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct and of the hitching post type; the bells are dirty, worn nickel. The receiver is old, unmarked, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is correct. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 3574 D. A. Kusel  IItem #3574 is an oak D.A. Kusel doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is poor. 
There is one patched hole at the top right mounting hole in the backboard; also a couple of checks are found on the bottom edge of the backboard. There is one split two inches long at the bottom edge of the backboard, and another split about two inches long at the top edge of the backboard. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are diverse (one brass, the other nickel). The receiver is old and unmarked; there are two longitudinal cracks in the shell, each about 1 1/2 inches long. The transmitter is correct for the phone and unmarked; the arm is correctly comprised of the cast iron style with no terminals. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is old. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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2986

Lambert Schmidt (Sold)

Item 2986 is a Lambert Schmidt two-box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The condition of both the wood and finish is good. There are two patched holes and one s;lit on the backboard. The battery box is new having been made of quarter sawed oak by a professional cabinetmaker to the same size and shape of the original. The phone has a metal nametag on the door of the top box that reads: "The Lambert Schmidt telephone Mfg. Co. New York". The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel. The receiver is old and marked Stromberg. The transmitter is unmarked and correct for the phone. The transmitter arm is cast iron with coil in base. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is new. It has a 5-bar unmarked mag with chrome covers on each bar. It rings when cranked if in "hung-up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked but correct for the phone 

$450.00

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2987

Leich (Sold)

Item 2987 is a Leich double box style wood wall phone. It is made out of quarter-sawed oak. There are four patched holes and one split on the backboard. The battery box is new. It was made by a professional cabinetmaker using quarter-sawed oak. It is the same size and shape of the original. The backboard is correct for the phone. There is a metal tag on the door of the top box that reads: "Manufactured by LEICH ELECTRIC Co. Genoa, Illinois S.C. Order No. 9822 Year 1917". The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are brass. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked: "Leich Electric Co. Genoa, Ill. U.S.A". Both the mouthpiece and the cord are old. The phone rings when cranked if receiver is in "hung0up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.

$450.00

WD2 0159 McLean (Sold) Item 0159 is a walnut McLean Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 scrapes on the right side of the backboard
• 1 split the entire length of the top box backboard
• 2 patched holes in the backboard (one to the right of the arm and 1 under the arm)
• 2 splits at the top of the backboard
• 1 split on the left of the shelf by the pencil stop 
• 2 splits on the bottom of the backboard 
* 1 split the entire length of the battery box
• See blemish to the left side of the transmitter arm
• 1 divot in the top box backboard by the crank
• 2 patched holes by each mounting screw
• Battery box is a complete reproduction

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• Push button on the side of the box

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "McLean". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is unmarked and old. The transmitter is unmarked, and it is correct for the phone. The arm is correct, and it has the coil in the base and the external wire to the transmitter. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is old (it has a Runzel tag). 

Interior: Inside, the 4 bar Chain drive magneto is unmarked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 3548 Modern (Sold) Item #3548 is a Modern oak doublebox; the finish is in poor condition. There is one patched hole in the door next to the lock. There is one split three inches long at the top of the backboard at a glue joint; there are also a few small checks. There are three splits at the bottom of the backboard. The phone is fitted with a very unusual switchhook, a steer horn hook, and a "vanity" style magneto gear. The box is marked with a metal tag and the arrestor is correct for the phone; the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is unmarked and has a beveled edge; the arm is cast iron. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the three bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 0166 Monarch Item #166 is an oak Monarch doublebox in good condition; the finish is fair. The left edge of the top box door has some "distress." There is 1 split the full length of the backboard along a glue joint. There is 1 split 1/1/2 inches long at the right side of the backboard of the top box along a glue joint. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The top box is correct with the hitching post type lightening arrestor; the bells are brass. The receiver is old and the shell is marked Kellogg. The transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is of cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$400.00

WD2 0188 Monarch Item 0188 is a Monarch Double Box in Oak. The Overall condition of the wood is very good. The Overall condition of the finish is good. The battery box is repro (shelf). The Top Box is correct and unmarked. The arrestor is hitching post style, the bells are brass. The receiver is marked Kellogg. The transmitter is correct and marked. The transmitter arm is correct. The mouthpiece appears old, the cord is new. The Top Box has a 5 bar magneto that rings and is unmarked and chrome. The switch and ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries.

$300.00

WD2 0479 Monarch (Sold) Item #479 is an oak Monarch doublebox in good condition; the phone is fitted with a very early switch and a steer horn hook. There are five patched holes on the backboard under the battery box. There is one patched area at the backboard's top left mounting hole. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct and the bells are black. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is old and has a crack; the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0118

Montgomery Ward (Sold)

Item #118 is an oak Montgomery Ward doublebox in good condition; the finish is fair. There is one patched hole at the top center of the backboard. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The topbox is correct for the phone and marked with a metal tab. The receiver is a marked reproduction. The transmitter cup is marked Stromberg Carlson; the arm is cast iron. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is old. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switchhook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$400.00

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0391

Montgomery Ward (Sold)

Item #391 is an oak Montgomery Ward doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. There is one split three inches long in the top box backboard along a glue joint. The phone is fitted with a very desirable red and black checkered cord on the receiver. The topbox is marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is the fused type; the bells are black. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is old (red and black checkered). Inside, the five bar magneto has chrome bar covers, is unmarked, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0779

Montgomery Ward (Sold)

Item #779 is an oak Montgomery Ward doublebox with a very hard to find marked Montgomery Ward transmitter. Note; Chicago telephone company supplied phones to Montgomery Ward. There is 1 patched hole at the top left backboard mounting hole. The battery box front panel is a reproduction. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and marked Kellogg. The transmitter is correct for the phone and marked; the arm is correct and is of cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. Inside, the 6 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.ere are no batteries in the box. Price $450.

$450.00

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0909

Montgomery Ward

Item 909 is an oak Montgomery Ward doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is poor. The battery box is a complete repro. The backboard is correct and unmarked. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct but missing the fuses; the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and marked Kellogg. The transmitter is correct for the phone; the arm is also correct. The mouthpiece is old and has a chip; the cord is also old. Inside, the 6 bar mag is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box. Price $450.

$450.00

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1380

Montgomery Ward

Item 1380 is a walnut Montgomery Ward doublebox in fair condition; the finish is poor. There is one split five inches long at the top of the backboard. There is another split three inches long in the backboard of the top box from the top down at a glue joint. All of the glue joints on the backboard are noticeable. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is the fused type, and the bells are dirty nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is correct and unmarked, and the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. there are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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2796

Montgomery Ward

Item #2796 is a Montgomery Ward oak doublebox "Diamond" model in fair condition; the finish is poor. There is one split two inches long at the bottom of the backboard at a glue joint. There is one split five inches long in the front panel of the battery box. There is one sliver of wood missing at the top left of the backboard approximately 3/4 inch in length. The top box is correct and marked with a very good metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are of worn nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is correct and unmarked, and the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the six bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the finger are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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3233

Montgomery Ward (Sold)

IItem 3233 is a Montgomery Ward 2 box type wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of the wood is good but the finish is just fair. There is a glue joint separation several inches long underneath the battery box. It needs regluing and clamped. There is a patched hole bottom of the backboard. There is a metal ID tag on the top box that reads "Montgomery Ward Co. New York, Chicago, Kansas City, Fort Worth, Portland". The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are steel and painted black. They are extra large-3 inches in diameter. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is old and correct for the phone. The transmitter arm is stamped steel coil in base type. The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5-bar unmarked mag. The phone rings when cranked if receiver is in "hung-up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. 

$400.00

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0833

New York Coil Co. (Sold)

IItem #833 is a New York Coil Co. oak doublebox in very good condition; the phone is fitted with a chain drive magneto. There is one patched hole at the top center of the backboard. There are five patched holes in the backboard under the battery box. There are two patched holes in the backboard at each side below the bottom edge of the top box. There is one patch at the mounting screw hole at the top left of the backboard. The top box is marked with a metal tag and is fitted with the correct lightening arrestor; the bells are brass. The receiver is an unmarked reproduction. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the arm is correctly installed as the cast iron tip with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the four bar chain drive magneto is marked "HC" and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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2756

North

Item #2756 is an oak North doublebox in fair condition; the finish is poor. There is one split two inches long at the top edge of the backboard at the left mounting hole; there is another split two inches long at the top of the backboard to the right of the center. The backboard has filled surface areas at the transmitter location. the battery box is a complete reproduction. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct. The receiver is old and has a marked cap. The transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is correct. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is old. Inside, the 4 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0675

Railway Telephone Manufacturing Company (Sold)

Item #675 is an oak Railway Telephone Manufacturing Company doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. There is one split four inches long at the bottom center of the backboard. There is one split five inches long at the top right of the backboard at a glue joint. The front panel of the battery box is a reproduction. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar mag is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box. 

$450.00

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0381

Rev-o-noc (Sold)

Item 0381 is a Walnut Rev-O-Noc Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 patched hole and 1 hole inside the door by hinge
• 2 patched holes in the door under the tag
• 1 split in the top box backboard at the top edge; this split is 1.5 inches long
• 1 split the full length from top to bottom in the battery box front panel
• 1 split in the lower edge of the door
• 1 divot on the left of shelf

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• See reinforced slots at each corner of the top box
• Battery box is a complete reproduction

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal "Rev-O-Vac" tag. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is an unmarked reproduction. The transmitter is unmarked and old; the arm is cast iron with the external wire to the transmitter. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto (red) is unmarked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are 2 glass battery jars in the box (1 jar has a cracked corner).

with 2 batteries $550; price without batteries $450.

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2912

Rumsey Sikemeier (Sold)

Item #2912 is an oak Rumsey Sikemeier doublebox; the finish is good. There is one patched hole in the lower center of the backboard under the battery box. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are dirty, worn nickel. The receiver is old with a marked Stromberg cap. The transmitter is correct and unmarked; the arm is correct. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

 $450.00

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2988

Sears Roebuck

Item 2988 is a Sears Roebuck double box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of the wood is good but the condition of the finish is just fair. There is a glue joint separation about 1 inch long in the top of the backboard of the top box. The top box is correct. It is marked with a metal tag that reads: "Sears Roebuck & Co. Chicago". The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are correct. The receiver is an old marked Cracraft0Leich. The transmitter is old and unmarked. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 30bar unmarked mag and rings when cranked. The switch and ringer are unmarked and correct. The phone has a new battery box made of quarter-sawed oak by a professional cabinetmaker to the same size and shape of the original.

 $450.00

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0016

Standard

Item #16 is an oak Standard double box in good condition; the finish is fair.  The phone is equipped with a steerhorn hook and external transmitter wire.  There is 1 split in the backboard of the top box at the right top.  The battery box shelf and front are both repros.  The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag.  The arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass.  The receiver is old and marked Western Electric.  The transmitter cup is marked Stromberg Carlson; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base and an external transmitter wire.  The mouthpiece is a repro and the cord is old.  Inside, the 3 bar mag is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank.  both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked.  The battery box shelf and front are reproductions, and there are 2 glass battery jars in the box. 

Price with 2 batteries $550; price without batteries $450.

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0024

Standard

Item #24 is a Standard oak doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. The backboard is correct and unmarked. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is the hitching post type, and the bells are brass. There is a hairline crack 1 1/2 inches long in the receiver shell towards the top; the receiver is old and marked Stromberg Carlson. The transmitter is old and unmarked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside to topbox is a paper containing informational material. The 4 bar magneto has chrome bars and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and ringer are correct for the phone and unmarked. The battery box is correct and unmarked; there are no batteries in the box. 

 $450.00

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3535

Standard  (Sold)

IItem 3535 is a Standard double box made of oak. The overall condition of the wood and finish are good. There are 4-patched holes each side of backboard behind the box. There are 2 patched holes bottom center of the backboard. The battery box is a repro. The top box is marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct and the bells are brass. The receiver cap is marked. The transmitter is correct. The arm is the coil in the base4 cast iron type. The mouthpiece is repro and the cord is new. There is a paper tag inside. There is a 4 bar chain driven mag that rings. There is a steer horn hook and ring button. The switch and ringer are correct for the phone.

 $450.00

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2959

Stanley and Patterson DeVeau (Sold)

Item #2959 is an oak Stanley and Patterson DeVeau doublebox phone in good + condition; the finish is fair. Sometime in the past, a decal of a ship has been applied to the backboard under the battery box. There are three holes in the backboard under the battery box. There are four patched holes near the four corners of the top box on the backboard. There are 3 small holes in the backboard above the top box. There two other small holes on each side of the transmitter arm in the backboard. There is one split two inches long at the bottom of the backboard at a glue joint. There is one check 1+ inches long at the top of the top box backboard. The wood has shrunk at the bottom right corner of the battery box. The top box is correct and marked DeVeau on the metal tag on the door; "DeVeau" is also stamped into the wood inside the door of the top box. The arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is marked Kellogg. The transmitter is correct for the phone and is unmarked; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the four bar magneto rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct for the phone and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

 $450.00

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1072

Sterling

Item #1072 is an oak Sterling doublebox phone; the finish is very good. There are 2 patched holes below the transmitter arm; there is one patched hole at the bottom right corner of the backboard. Insert the nail attached to the phone by a string into the hole in the left side of the phone to release the top box door. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The topbox is correct and unmarked; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are of very worn nickel. The receiver is old. The transmitter is correct for the phone and has a marked cup. The transmitter arm is a steel oval The mouthpieces is a repro, and the cord is new. Insice, a paper tag is dated 1/9/06 (1906). The 4 bar magneto is unmarked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

 $600.00

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0011

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0011 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood and finish is good.

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 patched hole on the left of the backboard above the shelf
• 1 split in the top of the backboard
• 1 split at the top of the the top box backboard
• 3 splits on the bottom of the backboard
• See repaired seam in front of battery box

Exterior: The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson" (shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is correct and marked "Stromberg Carlson". The transmitter arm is correct. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$350.00

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0020

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0020 is a Stromberg Carlson Double box made of walnut. The overall condition of the wood and finish are very good. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The Arrestor is correct and the bells are nickel. The receiver is marked. The transmitter is correct for the phone and marked. The transmitter and transmitter arm are correct. The mouthpiece is new and made of brass. There is a 5 bar mag and is marked. The switch and ringer are corr3ect for the phone

$450.00

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0025

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0025 is an Walnut Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The wood is in very good condition, and the finish is in very good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• See scuffled and patched holes at the left and right of the backboard near the battery box mounting screws

Exterior: The box is correct and unmarked; the lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell & cap), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and it is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0044

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0044 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 3 holes on the inside door by the hinge
• 4 patched holes in the backboard behind battery box
• 2 patched holes, 1 by each battery box mounting screw
• 1 split on the top of top box backboard
• See white crystals on receiver shell
• Some leaf decoration & Stromberg Carlson patent information remains on the transmitter arm base

Exterior: The box is correct. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell & cap), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and it is correct for the phone; the arm is also correct. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar chrome magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0050

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0050 is a Stromberg-Carlson two box style wood wall phone. It is made of walnut. The overall condition of the wood is good. But the overall condition of the finish is just fair. There is one patched edge located top of the backboard. The top box is unmarked and correct for the phone. The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are brass. The receiver is a marked Stromberg-Carlson Tel. Mfg. Co. Pat. Sept. 1886". It is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5 red bar marked magneto that reads: "Stromberg-Carlson Tel. Mfg. Co. Chicago". The phone rings best when cranked if receiver is in "hung-up" mode when cranked. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.

$450.00

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0070

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0070 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 6 holes in backboard under the battery box
• 1 split top the top of the backboard
• 1 split in the top box backboard

Exterior: The top box and arrestor are correct, and the bells are Nickel.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter and arm are correct for the phone, and the transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson". The mouthpiece is old and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$350.00

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0110

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0110 is a Walnut Stromberg Carlson Doublebox (designed for 2 glass batteries) antique telephone in very good condition; the phone’s finish is in very good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 patched hole on the left backboard aover the battery tray
• 2 patched holes in the center of the backboard near the 'curly' wire
• 3 patched holes on the battery box front panel where it meets shelf
• 1 split at the top and bottom of the backboard
• See damage to backboard below battery box

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• 2 battery model

Exterior: The box is correct, and it is marked with a metal tag "Stromberg Carlson". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is correct for the phone, and it has a cardholder. The mouthpiece is a new reproduction, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0138

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0138 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in very good condition; the phone’s finish is in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 split entire width of shelf
• 1 split on the bottom of the backboard
• Some leaf decoration and SC patent info remains on transmitter base - condition poor 

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• Stromberg Carlson patent information on transmitter base

Exterior: The box and lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter and arm are correct for the phone, and transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson". The mouthpiece is new and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0143

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0143 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Double box antique telephone in fair condition; the phone’s finish is also in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 3 holes on the right panel of battery box near the shelf
• 1 split and 2 patched holes where battery box front panel meets left panel
• 3 patched holes on left, as well as 3 on the right side of shelf 
• 1 split on top of door
• 1 split on left top edge of battery box panel by backboard
• 2 splits on the top of backboard and 2 on top of top box backboard. There is one split at the bottom of the top box backboard.
• See discolored corner of battery box corner front panel
• 2 splits on tbe bottom edge of backboard
• Patched hole on center of backboard by crack

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• Transmitter base retains leaf decoration (S.C. patent decal is not visible)

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "Stromberg Carlson". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are steel painted black.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell and cap), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson", old, and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is new. and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0144

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0144 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Double box antique telephone in good condition (except shelf); the phone’s finish is also in good condition. 
 
Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 splits at the bottom of the top box backboard
• The lower 80% of the original battery box has been replaced. See the horizontal seam on three sides - 1 inch down from pencil stop side and 3 inches down from the high end of the shelf where the new lower portion of the battery box has been attached.
• Discolored areas on shelf - see close up pictures
 
Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• Leaf decoration and Stromberg Carlson patent info (1900) are visible on transmitter base
 
Exterior: The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel.
 
Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson"(shell & cap - 1894), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter and arm are correct for the phone, and the transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson". The mouthpiece is old and the cord is old.
 
Interior: Inside, there is 5 bar 'wrong way' magneto (with Nickel bars) that is marked Stromberg Carlson. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.
 

$450.00

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0148

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0148 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood and finish are good. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 splits the entire length of the backboard
• See several divots on the inside door by the wire
• See discolored blotch on the left front panel of battery box
• See poor refinishing job on all sides of battery box

Exterior: The box is correct. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson" (shell & cap), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked and correct. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, there is a 5 bar marked red magneto, and the phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0149

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0149 is a Walnut Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; but there is no finish on phone. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 splits on the top backboard
• 1 split at the top of the top box backboard and entire length of the top box.
• 4 splits on the lower edge of the backboard
• 3 more splits on the lower edge of top box backboard
• See glue joint separation in 3 places on top and bottom

Exterior: The box is correct and unmarked. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are dirty Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson" (shell & cap), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson"; both transmitter and arm are old and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is new, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto (red) is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0167

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0167 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood and finish are both good (except battery box front panel). 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 patched holes (1 next to each battery box mounting screw)
• 3 splits at the bottom edge of the backboard
• 2 splits the entire length of the battery box front panel
• 2 other splits in front panel at the bottom edge

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• Leaf decoration & Stromberg Carlson patent information are still visible on transmitter base

Exterior: The box and the lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson" (shell - see chip in cap), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter and arm are correct for the phone, and the transmitter is marked. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, there is a 7 bar magneto, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0190

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0190 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is also in good condition. 

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• Phone has an 'after market' switch installed under transmitter base 
• Some leaf decoration remains on transmitter base. (Stromberg Carlson pattent details are still visible)

Exterior: The box is correct, and the metal tag is marked "Stromberg Carlson". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver shell is marked "Stromberg Carlson", old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter has a cardholder, and it is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$350.00

WD2 0198 Stromberg Carlson See our pictures of item #198, an oak Stromberg Carlson doublebox phone; the wood is good and the finish is poor. There are 2 patched holes on each side of the backboard below the shelf. There is also a burn mark on the left edge of the top box door. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The top box is correct and unmarked. The arrestor is of an earlier type and the bells are steel. The receiver is marked and correct for the phone; the cap is a repro. The transmitter faceplate is correct for the phone; the cup is is a marked reproduction. The transmitter arm is cast iron, and has some pitted areas. The mouthpiece is a reproduction; the cord is old. Inside, the 5 bar “wrong way magneto” is un unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank.. The switch hook and ringer are both correct and unmarked; there are no batteries in the box.

275.00

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0226

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

IItem 0226 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood and finish is good.

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 hole in the backboard above the magneto
• 2 holes on the inside door near the curly wires
• See blemish in wood near the metal tag (left side of door)

Exterior: The top box is correct, and it is marked with a metal tag. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson" (on both the shell and cap), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter and arm are correct, and there is a cardholder. The mouthpiece is new, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, there is an unmarked 4 bar magneto, and the phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0227

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0227 is a Walnut Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood and finish is good. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 split in the left side of the shelf
• 1 split in the bottom of the backboard and up behind the battery box
• 1 split the entire length of the front panel of the battery box
• 1 split on the bottom of the door
* see blemish near the left battery box mounting screw
• See separation between the battery box front and side panel

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag is marked "Stromberg Carlson". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell & cap - see chip in cap)" "Stromberg Carlson", old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is unmarked, but it has a cardholder; both transmitter and arm are old and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. 

Interior: See the inspection sticker afixed. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0292

Stromberg Carlson

#292 is a stromberg Carlson doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. There is a split 20 inches long in the backboard along a glue joint. There is another split the full length of the top box backboard along a glue joint. The battery box front panel and shelf are reproduction. The top box is correct and unmarked; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The metal receiver is old with the original cap which has a chip in it; the shell is a repro. The transmitter is a marked reproduction; the arm is old and made of cast iron. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked and rings at the turn of the crank. The triplett switch hook is correct and marked; the ringer is old and unmarked. The battery box has a repro shelf and front panel; there are no batteries in the box.

$250.00

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0300

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0300 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 5 holes by bell area
• 2 patched cprmers at upper right and left mounting holes
• 1 split at top edge of the top box backboard & down entire length
• See poor glue job the entire length of door by door latch
• 1 other split on the top edge of top box backboard
• See split entire width of shelf near backboard
• See discolored area and lower left of backboard

Exterior: The box and lightning arrestor are correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson", old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is correct and marked "Stromberg Carlson"; the transmitter arm is also correct. The mouthpiece and the cord are new. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$350.00

WD2 0306 Stromberg Carlson Item 0306 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone's finish is in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
. 1 patched hole at the top edge of the top box backboard
. 2 patched holes at the bottom of top box backboard
. 1 patched edge at the bottom of the top box backboard
. 1 split in the front panel of battery box
. 1 split 4 inches long in the top edge of the top box backboard
Also, please note the phone's unique qualities below:
. Battery box is a complete reproduction 
. Transmitter has a number card holder 

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal decal marked "Stromberg Carlson". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson"; the body is marked, and the shell and cap are reproductions. See the chip in the cap. The transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson" (cup), and a number card holder is attached. Both the transmitter and the arm (made of stamped steel) are old and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is old. 
Interior: Inside, there is a 4 bar magneto (with chrome bars) which is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.
450.00

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0325

Stromberg Carlson 

tem 0325 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 hole in backboard above curly wires

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• See old phone book that comes with the phone
* See inspection sticker afixed inside the box

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a marked metal tag. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel (dirty). 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter and arm are correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is new, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 4 bar magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0329

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0329 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood and finish are good.

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 hole in middle of backboard above curly wires
• 1 split entire length of battery box front panel
• 2 splits in top box backboard
• 3 splits on the bottom of the backboard - two go entire length of backboard
• See inside box where ringer goes through (finish damage)
• 1 split entire length of battery box front panel 
• Left wall of the box looks mottled near the crank. This is a repair of the wooden slot that the locking mechanism slides into. It is only slightly visible with the door closed.

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a slightly visible decal when the door is closed. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is correct and marked "Stromberg Carlson". The transmitter arm is correct. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, there is a 5 bar wrong way magneto (wheel on right side of magneto) that rings and is marked "Stromberg Carlson". The phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$350.00

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0331

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0331 is a Stromberg Carlson Double box made of oak. The overall condition of the wood and finish are good. The arrestor is correct and the bells are nickel. the receiver is correct and marked. The transmitter is correct and marked, the arm is also correct. The mouthpiece is new. There is a 5 bar red mag that rings and is marked. The switch and ringer are correct for the phone.

$450.00

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0332

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0332 is an Oak Stromberg-Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood and the finish are good.

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 patched holes, one at each battery box mounting screw
• 2 splits at the top of the backboard
• See dark stain on lower edge of door
• See chip in cap

Exterior: The box and lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg-Carlson" (shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is correct and marked. The transmitter arm is correct. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 4 bar red magneto is marked "Stromberg-Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0466

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0466 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Double Box antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is also in good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 patched holes - one by each battery box mounting screw
• 1 patched hole on the backboard below the transmitter base
• 1 split in left side of top box down to crank
• 1 split entire length of battery box (front panel)

Exterior: The box is correct, and the metal tag is marked. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter has a cardholder, and it is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0470

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0470 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood is good, and the finish is good. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 splits in the lower edge of the backboard
• 1 patched hole above the battery box mounting screw
• 1 patched hole in the top center of the backboard
• 4 splits in the top of the backboard
• 2 splits at the top of the topbox backboard
• 1 split the entire length of the battery box front panel
• See separation down the entire length between the battery box left and front panels and also between the right and front panels
• See the "V" shaped burn mark on the right side of the battery box

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• Inspection sticker is inside 

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "Stromberg Carlson". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is unmarked; both the transmitter and the arm are old and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0483

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0483 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson double box antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 patch on the left shelf by the pencil stop
• 2 patched holes on the bottom of the battery box
• 2 splits on the bottom of the backboard

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• Leaf decoration remains on transmitter base
• Some of the Stromberg Carlson Patent information is visible on transmitter base

Exterior: The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson," (cap 1894 & shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and it is correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0502

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 502 is a Walnut Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in very good condition; the phone’s finish is also in very good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 split on the bottom right edge of the backboard
• See inside door - splotch of old finish

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a marked metal tag. Also, the lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver cap and shell are marked, old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is correct for the phone and has a cardholder. The mouthpiece is old and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 3 bar magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Also, an inspection tag is afixed to the door. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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0700

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 700 is a Stromberg Carlson single cell 2-box style wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. The battery box has been repaired - the front panel has been nailed in place with very tiny nails instead of with glue. This is also true of the side panels. A good wood worker can fix all this. The phone will be priced accordingly. The lightening arrestor is the carbon block type. The bells are nickel. The receiver is an old marked Stromberg correct for the phone. The transmitter is an old very small, very early marked Stromberg. It is correct for this phone. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5-bar mag marked "Stromberg0Carlson Tel. M=Mfg. Co. Chicago". The phone rings when cranked. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for this phone.

$275.00

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0771

Stromberg Carlson

Stromberg Carlson oak double Box is in good condition and the finish is good.  There is 1 patched hole in the backboard near the battery wires.  The upper left and right mounting holes have been patched sometime in the past.  The brass button receiver is marked Stromberg Carlson, and the transmitter is unmarked with a number holder; the little plaque inside states: "Speak Directly into Mouth Piece".  See pix of the decals on the transmitter base. The 5 bar locomotive transmitter is marked Stromberg Carlson and rings at the turn of the crank.  The mouthpiece is a repro and the cord is new.  The battery box is a repro; the front panel is split the entire length.

$350.00

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0772

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Doublebox in oak in very good condition.  The bells are nickel the receiver shell and cap are repro.  The mouthpiece is repro there is a 5 bar Locomotive mag that rings with adjusment wrench inside top box there is one glass battery

$400.00

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0791

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0791 is a Stromberg Carlson double box made of oak. The overall condition of the wood is very good and the finish is fair. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct and the bells are nickel painted black. The receiver is correct and marked. The transmitter and arm are correct. The mouthpiece is new as is the cord. There is a 5 bar mag that rings and is marked. The switch and the ringer are correct for the phone.

$450.00

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0861

Stromberg Carlson

Item 0861 is a Stromberg-Carlson two box type wood wall phone. It is made of Walnut. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. There is one hole lower left of the backboard. The battery box is repor. This phone has a steer horn hook. The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel. The receiver is marked Stromberg-Carlson and has a repro cap.. It is correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked and reads: "Stromberg-Carlson Tel. Mfg. Co. Patent dates Sept. 1885". It is correct for the phone. The transmitter base and arm are cast iron. The mouthpiece and the receiver cord are both old. The phone has a 5 red bar mag. The phone rings when cranked. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. 

$450.00

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0864

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 0864 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 patched hole in the backboard by the curly wires
• 1 patched hole in the lower edge backboard
• 1 split in the lower edge backboard
• 1 separation along a glue line at top of backboard
• 2 divots (1 large, 1 small) in the lower right side backboard near the right lower mounting hole 

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• The transmitter has a raised letter faceplate
• Has a wrong way magneto (with the gear on the left)
• Battery box is an old replacement 

Exterior: The box is correct and unmarked. The lightning arrestor is an early type, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver (see 1 crack in the shell longways) is marked "Stromberg 1894", old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter has a raised letter face plate marked "Stromberg Carlson"; both transmitter and arm are old and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar wrong way magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are 2 glass batteries in the box.

$375.00

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0998

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 0998 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood and finish is good. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• Several pin holes on the inside door by the wires
• 1 split in the top edge of backboard
• 1 split in the top edge of top box backboard
• 1 split in the front panel of the battery box
• 1 extra hole inside the door by the curly wires
• 2 splits at the bottom edge of the backboard
• See poor finish job on the door
• See chewed areas along pencil stop
• 1 patched hole in the bottom edge of the backboard by the crack

Exterior: The box is correct and unmarked. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (cap and shell) "Stromberg Carlson, 1894", old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson"; both transmitter and arm are old and correct for the phone. See the pictures of the transmitter base which retains the nice leaf design and readable Stromberg Carlson patent markings. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar chrome magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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1004

Stromberg Carlson  (Sold)

Item 1004 is an Oak Stromberg-Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in Good condition; the phone's finish is in Fair condition. 
Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
a.. 2 patches on door and one repaired/patched corner at the lower right door
b.. 7 patched holes in the backboard from transmitter to bottom of phone
c.. 3 patched holes on top center & bottom right side of the top box door
d.. 1 split 15 inches long (glued) from the center bottom backboard up
e.. 1 patch by lock
f.. The battery box is a complete reproduction and is a very well done job.
g.. Divot on lower part of door

Also, please note the phone's unique qualities below:

a.. Early S/C Transmitter
b.. Receiver has metal bottom

Exterior: The box and backboard are correct for the phone. The lightning arrestor is correct and the bells are worn nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver cap and shell are marked; the shell is a reproduction. The transmitter is old, marked, and correct for the phone. The transmitter arm has a stamped steel base. The mouthpiece is old and the cord is old (see crack on mouthpiece). 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked and the phone will ring at the turn of the crank; the mag is composed of chrome bars. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2

1024

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 1024 is a Walnut Stromberg-Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in very good condition; the phone’s finish is also in very good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 split on the top of the backboard
• See stain on backboard under battery box
• 2 gouges in front panel of battery box

Exterior: The top box and lightning arrestor are correct, and the bells are Nickel

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver (shell and cap) is marked "1894", is old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is new, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar chrome magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 1050 Stromberg Carlson (Sold) Item 1050 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 4 patched holes in the backboard behind the battery box in a four point "kite" formation
• 1 patched hole in the backboard between the top box & transmitter arm

Exterior: The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson" (the Stromberg marking can be seen but it is faded), old, and correct for the phone. The cap is a reproduction. The transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson" and is the small style; both the transmitter and the arm are old and correct for the phone. The arm is stamped steel. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord (has Runzel paper tag) is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank; the mag has chrome bars. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.
 

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1077

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 1077 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 patches areas on front panel of battery box
• 1 split the entire length of backboard
• 1 split at the top edge of the top box backboard

Exterior: The box and the lightning arrestor are correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson" (shell marked "1894"), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is correct and marked "Stromberg Carlson". The arm is also correct. The arm is also correct. The mouthpiece is new, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto has chrome bars, is marked, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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1092

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 1092 is a Walnut Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 splits on the lower edge of backboard
• 1 split the entire width of shelf
• See blotch on front of door (where finish is missing; this is not paint - please see pictures)

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• Some leaf decoration remains on the transmitter base

Exterior: The box is correct and unmarked. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson" (shell & cap), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked "Stromberg Carlson"; both transmitter and arm are old and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is new, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto (with chrome bars) is marked "Stromberg Carlson". Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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1112

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 1112 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in fair condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 hole on top of Top box by lightning arrestor
• Several checks at top edge of backboard
• Damaged finish around battery box on backboard
• Front panel of Top box has a mottled finish (this is poorly represented by the pix, sorry)

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• See antique painted flower/leaf pattern that remains on transmitter base

Exterior: The box and lightning arrestor is correct for the phone, and the bells are Nickel.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is an old marked Stromberg dated 1894. It is correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked with raised numbers and letters (Locomotive style) that read: "Stromberg Carlson Telephone Mfg. Co. Rochester, N.Y. Chicago, Ill." The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is old.

Interior: Inside, the 4 bar magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. The phone has a large square cast iron transmitter base with the leaf artwork still on it. The switch hook is a steer horn. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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1118

Stromberg Carlson 

IItem 1118 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is in poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 small hole in the center of backboard under shelf
• 1 split the entire length of battery box

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• See old phonebook included from 1947 (Albia, Iowa)

Exterior: The box is correct, and it is marked with a metal tag. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson" (shell & cap), old, and correct for the phone; it has a metal base. The unmarked transmitter has a cardholder; both the transmitter and the arm are correct. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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1132

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 1132 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood is good and the finish is poor.

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 holes in the lower edge of the backboard
• 1 split in the lower edge of the backboard
• 2 divots on the lower left corner of the battery box front panel
• 1 split in the top edge of the top box backboard
• See scrape on the right side of the top box

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• See the nice leaf design that remains on the transmitter base and arm

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "Stromberg Carlson". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel (dirty). 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson" (on the shell and cap), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitteris unmarked and has a cardholder; both the transmitter and arm are old and correct for the phone. On the marked transmitter base, the faded Stromberg Carlson patent information and the leaf design is still visible. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 4 bar (red) magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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1170

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 1170 is a Stromberg-Carlson 2bx type wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. There is a split on the bottom of the backboard at the glue joint.The phone is well marked with a metal. ID nametag that reads: "Stromberg-Carlson manufacturing Co. Chicago Ill, Rochester, N. Y. Kansas City Mo.". The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are brass. The receiver is an old marked Stromberg-Carlson dated June 1894. It is correct for the phone. The transmitter is an unmarked Stromberg-Carlson with an attachment for displaying telephone number and instructions that read "Speak directly into mouthpiece". The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is old. The phone has a 5 bar marked mag that reads: "Stromberg-Carlson Tel. Mfg. Co. Chicago". The phone rings best when cranked with the receiver in "hung-up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.

$450.00

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1248

Stromberg Carlson

This Stromberg Carlson double box phone (with single cell battery) is oak and is in good + condition.  The finish is in good - condition.  There are no holes or patches.  There is a paper tag with # inside.  The backboard is correct and unmarked.  The top box is correct and unmarked.  Inside, the magneto is correct and marked Stromberg Carlson.  Both the ringer and switch hook are correct for the phone.  The receiver is correct and is marked Stromberg Carlson.  The transmitter is correct had has a marked cup; there is a number card holder attached to the transmitter.  The mouthpiece is old and the cord is new. 

$360.00

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2181

Stromberg Carlson

Stromberg Carlson oak doublebox is in very good condition and the finish is good- (probably could use refinishing). The bottom edge of the backboard is damaged; it looks like glass battery jar fluid may have leaked sometime in the past???    The backboard is correct and old.  The magneto is correct and marked Stromberg Carlson, and rings at the turn of the crank.  The early ringer is correct as is the switch hook.  The receiver is marked Stromberg Carlson and has the old metal ring with a repro bakelite shell.  The transmitter is correct for the phone and the cup is marked.  The mouthpiece is a repro and the cord is new.  The battery box is new and was made to the specifications of the phone. (Battery box supplied by Art Hyde, a respected woodworker and member of the telephone clubs).  There are no batteries in the box. 

$285.00

WD2 2714 Stromberg Carlson Item #2714 is a walnut Stromberg Carlson "single cell type" doublebox phone in very good condition; the finish is poor. The arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is marked and correct. The transmitter is marked and correct; the arm is the stamped steel triplett type. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is old. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

400.00

WD2 2878 Stromberg Carlson Item 2878 is an Oak Stromberg-Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in very good condition; the phone’s finish is in good+ condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• See pencil stop; part has been split off and is missing
• 1 split on the left edge of the shelf
• 1 split on the lower edge of the backboard
• 2 patched holes in front panel of battery box about 2 inches down from shelf 
• Stromberg Carlson 1906 patent information can be faintly seen on the transmitter base 

Exterior: The box is correct. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg-Carlson 1894" on both the shell and cap; the cap is a reproduction. The receiver is correct for the phone with the Nickel bottom. The transmitter is an earlier smaller type, and it is marked "Stromberg Carlson 1895". The transmitter arm is an earlier cast iron type triplett. The mouthpiece is old (see pictures of chip), and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "Stromberg-Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

375.00

WD2 2926 Stromberg Carlson (Sold) Item #2926 is an oak Stromberg Carlson "single cell" doublebox in good condition; the finish is fair. The right front corner of the shelf has a chipped area on the underside. The topbox is correct and unmarked; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is correct and marked; the shell is a repro. The transmitter is marked and correct for the phone; the arm is the triplet type. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the four bar mag is marked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked; there are no batteries in the box which is set up for one glass battery jar.

450.00

WD2 2943 Stromberg Carlson Item #2943 is a walnut Stromberg Carlson doublebox phone in good condition; the finish is fair. The phone is fitted with a "wrong way magneto." There are two patched holes in the backboard below the transmitter. The top box is fitted with an early type arrestor, and the bells are worn nickel. The receiver is marked and has a repro cap. The transmitter is marked and correct for the phone; the arm is of stamped steel. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is marked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked; there are no batteries in the box.

$400.00

WD2 2946 Stromberg Carlson Item 2946 is a Stromberg-Carlson two box type wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is fair. There is a extra hole above lower left mtg on the backboard, and two splits on the backboard at the glue joints. The panels of the battery box became unglued and were repositioned using very tiny finish mails to do so rather than re-gluing them in place, extra holes have been patched. The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel. The receiver is marked Stromberg dated June 12, 1894. The transmitter is an unmarked Stromberg correct for the phone. The phone has a 5 bar marked mag that reads: "Stromberg-Carlson Mg. Co. Chicago". The phone rings when cranked. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. It has a Stromberg-Carlson metal nametag on the door of the top box.

$450.00

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2947

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 2947 is a Stromberg Carlson double box made of oak. The overall condition of the wood and finish are good. The top box is correct, as is the arrestor. The bells are nickel. The receiver is correct and marked. The transmitter is correct and marked and the transmitter arm is correct. There is a 4 bar mag that rings and is marked. The switch and ringer are correct for the phone

$450.00

WD2 2948 Stromberg Carlson Item 2948 is an Oak Stromberg-Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. Both the wood and the finish are in good condition.

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 2 patched holes & scuffed area (one each near the right and left flare )
• 1 hole in the center of the backboard at lower edge
• See condition & scuffed areas on entire backboard
• See worn finish on right side of door
* The entire battery box is a reproduction

Exterior: The box is correct and unmarked. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg-Carlson Tel. Mfg. Co. Patented 1894", old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked “Stromberg-Carlson Tel. Mfg Co. Patented 1896"; the arm is marked and correct for the phone (see worn areas on the base of the transmitter). The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 2949 Stromberg Carlson (Sold) Item 2949 is a Stromberg Carlson two box wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. The battery box is new having been made by a professional cabinetmaker to the same size and shape of the original. The lightening arrestor is the "Disc" type and correct for the phone. The bells are brass but painted black. The receiver is marked Stromberg correct or the phone. The transmitter is the very early type marked ""Stormberg-Carlson Mfg. Co." The mouthpiece is old but has been painted copper color. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5 bar mag. All bars are chrome. The mag is marked and reads "Stromberg-Carlson Mfg. Co. Chicago". Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. The phone rings when cranked.

$450.00

WD2 2950 Stromberg Carlson (Sold) Item 2950 is a Stromberg-Carlson 2bx type wood wall phone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is just fair. There are several patched holes on the bottom of the backboard and one split on the bottom of the backboard. The battery box is new having been made by a professional cabinetmaker out of quarter-sawed oak to the same size and shape of the original. The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel. The receiver is an old Stromberg-Carlson with a new cap. It is correct for the phone and marked. The transmitter cup is marked Stromberg-Carlson. There is a number cardholder attachment on the transmitter. The mouthpiece is new. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5 bar marked magneto that reads: "Stromberg-Carlson Tel. Mfg. C9o. Chicago". The phone rings best when cranked with the receiver in the "hung up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone.

$450.00

WD2 2954 Stromberg Carlson Item #2954 is a walnut Stromberg Carlson doublebox; the finish is in poor condition. There are four patched holes, two on each side of the backboard between the bottom of the transmitter and mid battery box. The topbox is correct and marked; the arrestor is correct. The receiver is correct and marked. The transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is the cast iron type. The mouthpiece is old and has the "g" in the center; there is a chip in the mouthpiece also. The cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is marked and rings at the turn of the crank Both the switch and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 2957 Stromberg Carlson Item 2957 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is also in good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• See the scrape above the battery tray 
• 1 patched hole in the left corner of the shelf repair which extends to the underneath of shelf (patch is not very visible from above)
• 1 split at the top of backboard
• 1 split at the left panel of the battery box
• 2 splits in the top of the top box backboard
• See damage the entire length of the backboard
• See circular damage around the crank
• See poor stain job on the battery box where the left panel joins with the front panel
• See poor stain job on the battery box on the right panel where it joins with the front panel
• See the damage to the shelf at the left edge

Exterior: The box is correct, and it is unmarked. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson", old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is marked; both the transmitter and the arm are old and correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is new, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 chrome bar magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 3244 Stromberg Carlson (Sold) Item 3244 is a Stromberg Carlson Double Box phone. It is made of oak the condition of the wood and finish are good. The transmitter has a # Card holder attachmetn. Thone has a 5-bar magneto which rings when cranked. The battery box is repro. The metal taqg on the top box is a repro. the mouthpiece is repro. See pictures for details.

$450.00

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3531

Stromberg Carlson 

Item 3531 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone’s finish is also in good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 split on the front left corner of battery box
• 1 split on backboard
• See right side of battery box for blemishes in finish

Exterior: The box is correct, and is marked with a metal tag. The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel.

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked (shell), old, and correct for the phone. The transmitter is correct for the phone and has a cardholder. The mouthpiece is old and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar chrome magneto is marked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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3533

Stromberg Carlson (Sold)

Item 3533 is an Oak Stromberg Carlson Doublebox antique telephone. The overall condition of the wood and finish is very good. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• See scrape on front panel of battery box
• See stained area on backboard under battery box

Also, please note the phone’s unique qualities below:
• Old phone book attached

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "Stromberg Carlson". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Nickel. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "Stromberg Carlson, 1894", old, and correct for the phone (Please see the longitutinal hairline crack in the shell). The unmarked transmitter (with cardholder) and arm are correct. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is old. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is marked "Stromberg Carlson", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 2923 Sun Manufacturing Company (Sold) Item #2923 is an oak Sun Manufacturing Company doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. There are three patched holes in the backboard under the battery box; there is one other patched hole on the left side of the top box. There is one split about two inches long at the top center of the backboard; there are also several short "checks" at the bottom edge of the backboard. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is correct for the phone and unmarked; the arm is the early coil in the base cast iron style. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the four bar magneto is marked "HC" on the magnets and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box

$450.00

WD2 0002 Swedish American Item #2 is an oak Swedish American doublebox phone manufactured for Peninsular Telephone Co. in good condition; the finish is fair-.  The phone is fitted with a brass reproduction mouthpiece.  There is one patched hole at the top center of the backboard.  There is one patched hole at the bottom center of the backboard.  There is a split three inches long in the front of the battery box.  The battery box itself is a complete reproduction.  The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is the hitching post style, and the bells are brass.  The receiver is old and unmarked.  The transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is correct and of cast iron with the coil in the base.  The mouthpiece is a brass repro, and the cord is old.  Inside, the five bar magneto has chrome bars and rings at the turn of the crank.  Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked.  There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 0137 Swedish American Item #137 is an oak Swedish American doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. There are two patched holes in the backboard under the battery box. The top box is correct and unmarked; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is marked and there is a chip at the top of the shell. The transmitter is marked and correct; the arm is correct and retains the original pin striping. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. Inside the 4 (?) bar magneto is unmarked, has a chrome bar cover, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

WD2 0199 Swedish American DoubleBox in Oak.  The overall condition of wood is very good.  The overall condition of finish is fair.  There is 1 split 14” located on the backboard center bottom to arm, And 1 split 10 inches located on backboard right.  The battery box front is split top to bottom.  The arrestor is hitching post style and the bells are brass.  The receiver appears old.  The transmitter is correct for the phone and marked. The transmitter arm is correct.  The mouthpiece is repro, the cord is new.  There is a 5 bar magneto that rings, is chrome and unmarked. The switch and ringer are correct and unmarked.   There are no batteries.

$300.00

WD2 2755 T. L Hall Item #2755 is a T.L. Hall walnut douboebox in good condition; the finish is poor.  There is one hole in the front of the shelf.  There is one, 10 inch split in the front panel of the batttery box that has been reflued at the joint.  There is one split, 7 inches long across the bottom of the top box.  The top box is unmarked and correct; the lightening arrestor is correct for the phone also.  The bells are dirty nickel, and the receiver is old.  The transmitter is correct and marked T. L. Hall, Marshalltown Iowa; the mouthpiece is old and the cord is new.  Inside the top box, the 4 bar magneto is unmarked, is composed of chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank.  Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct for the phone.  The battery box is correct and unmarked; there are no batteries in the box.

$500.00

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2944

United Electric

Item #2944 is an oak United Electrical doublebox in good condition. There is one patched hole in the backboard below the transmitter arm to the right. there are two splits each two inches long at the top of the backboard at glue joints. There is one split two inches long at the bottom left of the backboard at a glue joint. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The transmitter is correct for the phone and has a beveled edge; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar mag is unmarked, has chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

$450.00

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2871 Victor Telephone Works (Sold)

Item #2871 is a walnut Victor doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is the hitching post type, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is an early style and unmarked; the arm is correct with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked, ahs chrome bars, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. The battery box is a complete reproduction, and there are 2 glass battery jars in the box.

$550 with 2 glass batteries
$450 without batteries

WD2 0283 WESCO Item 0283 is an Oak Wesco Doublebox antique telephone in very good condition; the phone’s finish is in fair to poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 divot in the backboard above the curly wires
• 1 patched edge in the left lower corner backboard
• 1 patched hole at the center backboard under the curly wires
• 1 split at the bottom edge of backboard
• 1 split the whole length of the battery box front panel
• See abrasion on the right backboard by the battery box mounting screw
• See poor refinishing job on the battery box

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a metal tag marked "Wesco". The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. The receiver has 1 crack 1 and 1/2 inches long (longitudinal) and another longitudinal crack 1 and 1/4 inches long in the shell. The transmitter is marked. The mouthpiece is a reproduction, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 5 bar magneto is unmarked, and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$400.00

WD2 0286 WESCO (Sold) DoubleBox in Oak, The overall condition of the wood is fair.  The overall condition of finish is poor.  There is 1 split in the wood the full length of the door on the right side.  The battery box is repro and the backboard is correct and unmarked.  The top box is correct for the phone.  The arrestor is correct and the bells are brass.  The receiver is repro the cap is marked Stromberg.  The transmitter is correct for the phone, marked and has a beveled edge.  The mouthpiece is repro.  The cord appears old.  The Top Box has a paper tag inside dated 1910.  There is a 5 bar mageneto that rings, is marked and has chrome bar covers.  The switch and ringer are correct for the phone.  There are two glass battery jars

$375.00

WD2 0835 WESCO Item 0835 is an Oak WESCO Doublebox antique telephone in good condition; the phone's finish is also in good condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
. See blemish & split in the bottom edge of the backboard
. 1 patched hole in the top left of the backboard
. 1 patched hole in the right mounting hole
. 1 split in the top of backboard
. See separation between the right and front panels of the battery box
. See gash by the lower right mounting hole of the backboard
. 1 split at the mounting hole in the lower left backboard

Also, please note the phone's unique qualities below:
. Battery box shelf is new

Exterior: The lightning arrestor is correct, and the bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is composed of an old shell and a repro cap which is marked "Western Electric." The transmitter is unmarked but has an "L" imprinted on the faceplate. Both the transmiter and the arm are correct for the phone. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, there is a 5 bar magneto with chrome bar covers which is unmarked; phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$400.00

WD2 0904 WESCO (Sold) Item 904 is an oak Wesco doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. Both flares on the backboard have either been reglued, or replaced; it is hard to tell. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct, and the bells are brass. The receiver is old and marked Kellogg. The transmitter is correct and has a beveled edge; the arm is correct. The mouthpiece is old, and the cord is new. Inside, the 5 bar mag is marked and has chrome bar covers; it rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box. Price $400

$400.00

WD2 2942 WESCO Item 2942 is an oak Wesco doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. There are six patched holes; three on each side of the backboard under the screws that hold the battery box. There is one split four inches long at the top of the backboard on the right side at a glue joint. There is one split three inches long at the bottom of the backboard at the right side along a glue joint. There is one split two inches long at the top of the backboard on the left side. There is one split across the shelf at a glue joint. There is one split one and one-half inches long in the front panel of the battery box. The lower right side panel of the battery box has been patched. The topbox is correct and unmarked; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are worn nickel. The receiver is old and marked Stromberg Carlson on both the shell and cap. The transmitter is correct and marked; the arm is two piece steel. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the five bar magneto is marked, ahs chrome bar covers, and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and ringer are correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

$400.00

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3529

Western Electric (Sold)

Item 3529 is a Western Electric double made of oak. The overall condition of the wood and finish is fair. There is a split edge of top box backboard missing, split off right side. There is a split bottom of backboard. The top box is walnut-21a. The battery box is repro. The top box marked with a metal tag. The bells are nickel. The receiver is marked. The transmitter is marked. The arm is not Western Electric. The mouthpiece is repro and the cord is new. There is a 3 bar mag that rings. The switch and the ringer are correct for the phone.

 $350.00

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3250

Western Telephone Construction (Sold)

Item 3250 is a Western Telephone Construction 2 box style wood wall telephone. It is made of quarter-sawed oak. The overall condition of both the wood and the finish is good. The phone has an unusual twin magnet ringer. The battery box is new having been made of quarter sawed oak by a professional cabinetmaker to the same size and shape of the original. The phone is extremely well marked. It has a metal ID tag on the door that reads "Western Telephone Company Chicago Ills." The thumbwheel is also marked the same way. The transmitter is also marked "Western Telephone Construction Company Chicago." The lightening arrestor is correct. The bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter arm is cast iron coil in the base with exposed terminals type correct for this phone. The mouthpiece is old. The receiver cord is new. The phone has a 5 bar unmarked red magneto. The phone rings when cranked if the receiver is in the "hung-up" mode. Both the switch and the ringer are correct for this phone. The switch is most unusual and mounted on the right side of the top box.

 $450.00

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3527

Western Telephone Construction (Sold)

Item 3527 is a Western Telephone Construction double box phone made of oak. The overall condition of the wood and finish are very good. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct and the Hitching Post Type. The bells are steel. The receiver is correct. The transmitter and the transmitter arm are both correct for the phone. There is a 5 bar chrome magneto. The switch and ringer are correct for the phone.

 $450.00

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2758

Western Telephone Manufacturing (Sold)

Item #2758 is an oak Western Telephone Manufacturing doublebox in good condition; the finish is fair. There are 6 patched holes in the backboard around the transmitter base. There is one split at the bottom center of the backboard about 9 inches long at a glue line. There is another split 13 inches long in the backboard at the right flair. There is another split at the top of the backboard along a glue joint, and another in at the top of the top box backboard also along a glue joint. The top box is correct and marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct, and the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and is marked Kellogg. The transmitter is correct for the phone and is marked. the arm is the style with the old coil in the base; the current one is probably a replacement part from sometime in the past. Both the mouthpiece and the cord are old. Inside, the 4 bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box

 $450.00

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2800

Western Telephone Manufacturing (Sold)

Item 2800 is a Western Tel. Mfg Co. Double box. It is made of oak. The overall condition of the wood is good, the finish is fair. The phone has a 4-bar magneto and rings when cranked. There is one patched gap located top to bottom of the battery box on the front. The battery box is a repro. There is a chip on the mouthpiece. See pictures for detail.

 $450.00

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3524

Western Telephone Manufacturing

Item 3524 is a Western Tel Mfg Double box made of oak. The overall condition of the wood is good and the finish is fair. It includes a Telephone directory- Iowa State Tel. Co. 1951. It has the rural line ringing code table. There are 2-patched holes each side of the backboard next to the battery box. There is a split on the bottom of the backboard. The right side of the backboard flare has been replaced. The top box is marked with a metal tag. The arrestor is correct and the bells are dirty brass. The receiver is correct and marked on the top of shell. The transmitter is correct and marked. The arm is the cast iron with coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro and the cord is new. There is a 5 bar mag that rings and has marked covers. The switch and ringer are correct for the phone.

 $450.00

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0451

Williams

Item #451 is an oak Williams doublebox phone. There is one patched hole near the center under the battery box; there is one patched hole at the left gong mount. There is one split four inches long at the bottom center of the backboard. The battery box is a complete reproduction. The topbox is correct and marked with a metal tag; the arrestor is correct, and the bells are worn nickel. The receiver is old and has a 1+ inch longitudinal crank; the receiver is unmarked. The transmitter is marked and correct for the phone; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is new. Inside, the three bar magneto is unmarked and rings at the turn of the crank.. The switch hook and the ringer are both correct and unmarked. There are no batteries in the box.

 $450.00

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0859

Williams

Item #859 is an oak Williams Abbott doublebox in good condition; the finish is poor. There is one patched hole in the front door by the lock. There are five patched holes in the backboard under the battery box (two below the battery shelf, two below and further out than the screws, one at the top left under the box). The front panel of the battery box has been nailed on the top and on the right side. The top box has the correct arrestor installed; the bells are nickel. The receiver is old and unmarked. The transmitter is marked and correct for the phone; the arm is cast iron with the coil in the base. The mouthpiece is a repro, and the cord is old. Inside, the five bar magneto rings at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

 $450.00

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2915

Williams (Sold)

Item 2915 is an oak Williams Doublebox telephone; the wood is in fair condition, and the finish is in poor condition. 

Please reference the following issues on the pictures provided:
• 1 divot on the lower left side of the top box backboard
• 1 patched hole on the left side of the backboard under the transmitter arm
• 1 split on the lower edge of the topbox backboard
• 1 split down the entire length of battery box on a glue line
• See patched hole at the top center of the backboard
• See damage at the lock slot

Exterior: The box is correct, and it has a porcelain tag (with a chip on the lower edge) marked "Williams". The bells are Brass. 

Receiver & Transmitter: The receiver is marked "American Telegraph & Telephone" on the cap, old, and correct for the phone. There is 1 crack 1+ inch long around the cap. The transmitter is marked "Williams"; the transmitter arm is correct with external terminals. The mouthpiece is old (see picture of chip), and the cord is new. 

Interior: Inside, the 3 bar magneto is marked "Williams", and phone will ring at the turn of the crank. Both the switch hook and the ringer are unmarked, old, and correct for the phone. There are no batteries in the box.

 $450.00

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