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Wood Telephones80 of 131There's A Oak Telephone Under All That GrimeANTIQUE WOOD WALL TELEPHONE
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Posted 5 years ago


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These are just way to common to even have much of a story.. This one which is located in our formal "collective" room was passed down to my wife from her grandparents. Just a minute.. we thinks it's ringing.. was that two shorts and a long..... or was that to longs and a short?? Every line was a party line.... Did you ever notice that when a picture of a phone like this is taken, it looks like two eyes and a big nose... :-) Jimmy Durante?


  1. theantiqueking570, 5 years ago
    i have one of these myself ill have to post a pic of it still works great
  2. michelleamieux michelleamieux, 5 years ago
    I wish I had one now. The age of the cell phone is pretty darn intrusive, yet so convenient. I like the old days when you got home, got your messages, got bidness done and very little phone!! This is beautiful, thank you, Mich
  3. svdbygrce, 4 years ago
    What year is this phone..very nice condition!
  4. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 4 years ago
    The wall telephone looks to be manufactured By Kellogg Switchboard & Supply around 1929. Getting close to the last of the manufactured wooden wall phones. Stromberg-Carlson stopped around 1932 and Western Electric around 1938.
  5. Dan121156 Dan121156, 4 years ago
    Thanks for the added information Tom! Much appreciated.

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