Vintage Telephone Advertising Items

Telephone advertising is a broad category including antique porcelain telephone signs (and tin, cardboard, etc.), vintage phone directories, pins, paperweights, print advertisements, employee service awards, and other ephemera related to telephones or telephone companies.

There is also a wide variety of collectible telephone advertising attachments: convenience items that were attached to early telephones and promoted local businesses and their phone numbers (undertaker, taxicabs, meat market, garage, stationary store, etc.) These items included pencils, writing pads, advertising discs, address books, and even glass mouth pieces.

Best of the Web (“Hall of Fame”)

The Telephone Archive

The Telephone Archive

If you're into old phones, check out this 600-page repository of images and historical information. Includes an ext… [read review or visit site]

Clubs & Associations

Discussion Forums

Other Great Reference Sites

Most watched eBay auctions    

Rare Large Vintage 1920's Bell Public Telephone 82" Porcelain Metal SignVintage 3 Slot Coin Pay Phone Northern Electric Payphone Telephone Made Canada& Vintage**exceptional**bell Public Telephone Double Sided Porcelain Flange Sign41 Vintage 1960's Rotary Princess Phone Key Chains Pink Aqua Mint Green Peach1928 Wright's Milwaukee City Directory Phone Book Classified Ads TelephoneVintage Western Electric-bell Telephone Utility-black Wall Mount-rotary Dial Original Bell System Public Telephone Porcelain Flange SignVintage Porcelain Or Ceramic Coated Bell Systems Signs!Bell System Plastic LogoOriginal Gte 120b PayphoneLarge Porcelain Payphone Sign 20" X 8"1969 Zippo Before You Dig Call Cincinnati & Suburban Bell Tel. Co. Unfired W/boxFour Bell System/southern Bell Bracelets, 3 Service Awards, 1 Attendance.Two 1 Oz .999 Rounds Presidents Collectors Club Washington-adams Free Shipping1947 El Paso Texas Phonebook Telephone Directory Names NumbersOld Vintage Mountain States Telephone Telegraph Co. Paperweight Pocket Mirror Vintage Unisex Bell Telephone System Nylon Racing Style Jacket - Size MediumWestern Electric Telephone 3 Star Service Pendant Cto 1/5 10k Gold Filled 1942 Wwii Lake Charles La Phone Book-vinton Sulphur Old Ads Numbers Names1930-40s Era Kansas City,missouri Candlestick Rotary Phone Dialer-bullet Pencil!1968 Woodville & Spurger, Tx Telephone Directory-good ConditionAt&t Bell System Engineering Handbook And MemorabiliaVintage Employee Ameritech Telephone Co. Tie Tack 10k Emb With Diamond? 17 Bell Telephone System Ad Lot Pete Hawley Betsy Bell Baby Original VintageVintage Employee Illiinois Bell Co. Tie Tack 10-k With 3 Blue Stones In Case 1970s Vintage Northwestern Ma Bell Advertising Sign Decorator Phone Candlestick+Antique Wheat Valley Rural Telephone Stamp Stamper Sask-tel Saskatchewan Bell System Patch-3 Inches Across-unusedPetaluma Phone Directory 1990July 1956 Hattiesburg Miss. Telephone DirectoryVintage Bell System Dinner ForkTelephone Porcelain Metal Sign With Arrow ~ 2 Sided ~ Wall / Side Mount ~ Euc!Old Contel Telephone Buried Cable Warning SignSouthwestern Bell Telephone Of America Pioneers Life Member Enameled Stars Pin