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Posted 3 years ago

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Around the turn of the century the independent telephone companies across the nation adopted the red, white, and blue shield as there own design. This was to attract attention to the indepentend telephone companies that they were not part of the Bell System. The back of the fob is inscribed Compliments of Reliable Electric Company-- Chicago.
Reliable Electric was a large supplier of electrical goods to the independent telephone market.

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  1. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 3 years ago
    Thank you AR8Jason
  2. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 3 years ago
    Thank you youngpicker96
  3. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 2 years ago
    Thank you James
  4. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 2 years ago
    Thank you mtn_man
  5. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 2 years ago
    Thank you jackart, packrat-place, and chevy59

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