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    Posted 5 years ago

    SpiritBear
    (813 items)

    I was able to ID this as a Kellogg (by the patent dates, the last of which being an April 14, 1908, patent).

    I've had the bell-box for about 8 months now, and now I have most of the candle-stick (the mouth-piece is missing). It looks great with the box.

    Which is cheaper for replacement pieces, e-Bay or another site?

    Any other way to nail a year on it? I opened up the face, fixed a loose wire, and could read a serial and "GM C" in it.

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    1. Dizzydave Dizzydave, 5 years ago
      Antique Western Electric Ringer Box and Kellogg 1908 Candlestick Telephone.
    2. fortapache fortapache, 5 years ago
      If you are lucky ttomtucker will stop by and date it for you. Otherwise it is search search search as usual. I don't have a go to site for this.
      I have must best luck with eBay for parts.
    3. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
      Try The House of Phones for parts.
    4. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      Thank you all for commenting.
    5. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
      Your Kellogg candlestick was manufactured around 1912, the patent dates on the back cup was for the transmitter. The original transmitter was replaced with a newer
      solid type transmitter, the mouthpiece and transmitter faceplate are molded into one.
    6. SpiritBear, 5 years ago
      Thank you for your help. It's amazing how much you know on telephones.

      I was able to unscrew the speaker too, which provided more numbers, but no other patents.
    7. Zeter, 5 years ago
      It looks like you have a Kellogg mouth piece on your phone.

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