c.1900 ~ Antique Oak Cased Winding Crank  Wall Telephone, Metal Plate marked "Chicago Telephone, Supply Company, Elkhart, Indiana, U.S.A." .... Mouthpiece marked "Chicago" ....

c.1900 ~ Antique Oak Cased Winding Crank Wall Telephone, Metal Plate marked "Chicago Telephone, Supply Company, Elkhart, Indiana, U.S.A." .... Mouthpiece marked "Chicago" ....

The Classic "Candlestick" telephone, also known as the ‘Upright’ initially became popular during the early 1900s before the introduction of the one-piece handset. The first Candlestick phones were introduced when the magneto system was in use, which meant that the phone was connected to a large wooden box called a "subset" containing a battery, bell, and crank. "Is this the party to whom I am speaking?" ,>)

The Classic "Candlestick" telephone, also known as the ‘Upright’ initially became popular during the early 1900s before the introduction of the one-piece handset. The first Candlestick phones were introduced when the magneto system was in use, which meant that the phone was connected to a large wooden box called a "subset" containing a battery, bell, and crank. "Is this the party to whom I am speaking?" ,>)

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Vintage Telephone, black on white floorboards Repinned by www.silver-and-grey.com

Vintage Telephone, black on white floorboards Repinned by www.silver-and-grey.com

Antique Phones - I bet this was fun to talk on! My dad used to keep one on his side of the bed, we would use it to make group calls to grandma on Charistmas.

Antique Phones - I bet this was fun to talk on! My dad used to keep one on his side of the bed, we would use it to make group calls to grandma on Charistmas.

#RogersWinterWhites    Amy Antoinette - Lifestyle Blog: Shabby to Chic -Vintage Telephone Table

#RogersWinterWhites Amy Antoinette - Lifestyle Blog: Shabby to Chic -Vintage Telephone Table

Siemens & Halske 25 Dail Desk Telephone Antique | eBay

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