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New England Telephone & Telegraph Co. Rectangle Business Office Bracket Sign

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    Posted 11 years ago

    llarned
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    Distinctive Central Office and Business Office signs were a hallmark of New Eng Tel & Tel. This particular 1921 vintage sign measuring 25"x42" was usually found hanging from a multi-story brick faced city exchange building. But not always...I can recall one of these signs hanging from a horizontal pipe in the front yard of the Wickford, RI exchange. I know because I did chin ups on the pipe! The sign's shape is appealing with a decided colonial look: chipendale top and curved bottom. All that's missing is the pineapple in top center. The wrought iron bracket
    adds a classic touch. Another version of this sign was placed in limited service without the curved bottom.

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    1. pepsiguy49 pepsiguy49, 10 years ago
      WHAT A SUPER NICE COLLECTION. I LIKE TO COLLECT THE OLD TELEPHONE SIGNS FROM THE SOUTH. GOT A NEW YOUR TELEPHONE COMPANY ROUND ONE LIKE SOME OF YOUR. THANKS!!

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