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Last Updated Wednesday, June 24, 2015

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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.

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Description

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FC1   Candle Sticks

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FF1   Fiddle Backs

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FF2

1421

Jydsk Fiddleback; foreign

Jydsk walnut and metal Fiddleback is in very good condition.  The inside appears to be complete and correct.  The handset is of European styling and is unmarked.  The mouthpiece is a repro and the cord is old.  The magneto rings at the turn of the crank..  Both the switch hook and ringer are correct.  See the 1 large bell, the button on desk, and the outside receiver terminals.  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.

$275.00

FD1   Desk Sets

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FD2

1164

Ericsson (foreign)

 

This Ericsson (foreign) black desk is imprinted on the base "Ericsson", and has a tag on the base stating "made in Holland."  "PTT" is imprinted in the cradle area, as a trademark would be displayed.  There is a number card holder on the front of the phone.  The pushbutton at right center near the cradle ear is broken off.  The dial does not operate smoothly.  See the interesting circular decal on right side.  There is a paper tag on the base dated 1961. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes,  or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$50.00

FD2

0251

Foreign (?Danish) (Sold)

Foreign (Danish) cradlephone with dial "Telegrafverkt". This black metal phone is in overall good condition; note the "lightening decal" on the front of the box. Notice that the fingerwheel digits are reversed from the U.S. style of numbering. See pix of the cord to view damaged areas. This phone was apparently put into service in Pennsylvania as stated by the dial. This is a Special made model for Oslo which is the capital city of Norway, it was  part of Denmark until 1814, then given to Sweeden as a war booty (???). Sweeden - Norway were a  union until 1905.  From 1905 Norway broke out, and declaird their independence. (This reverce dial  will only give you the right number in Oslo and New zealand)
The telephone was made from 1934 by elektrisk bureau, but was fitted with a W.E dial on customers demand.  There were only  120,000 of them made. 6000 were in service in 1960. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes,  or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$130.00

FD2

2722

KJ0BENHAVNS

#2722 is a KJ0BENHAVNS manual common battery foreign desk phone. Both the desk set and the handset are marked and in very good condition; the cord is new

$75.00

FD2

2499

UNK

# 2499 Unknown manufacturer foreign desk phone has lettered on each side "Rikstelefonen" (possibly the manufacturer." This phone is unmarked and in very good condition; it has not been tested to see if it works. The handset is unmarked and also in very good condition. The cord is old, and the dial works smoothly. The fingerwheekl on the dial has the "cut-away" feature. New listing

$125.00

FD2

2505

UNK (Sold)

Unknown foreign manufacturer magneto type desk phone is unmarked and in very good condition; the magneto rings at the turn of the crank.  The pinstriping and emblems on the phone are in excellent condition.  There are wooden connecting blocks as a feature of this desk set.  The handset is not correct for the phone and is marked Kellogg; it is in good condition.  The cord is old. Please rely on the pictures for detailed shots of any cracks, patched holes, or other flaws, which may not be identified in the description text.

$160.00

FD2

2862

UNK

#2862 is an unknown foreign manufacturer bakelite desk set with sig button. The phone has its original bakelite connection block. The desk set and the handset are unmarked and in very good condition. The cord is old and is "braided."

$75.00

FM1   Miscellaneous

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FPB1   Compact Wall Phones

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FDB1   Doluble Box

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FCP1   Coin/Pay Phones

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FT1   Three Box

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