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Posted 7 years ago


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In an attempt to compete with the Strowger Automatic Telephone, F.A. Lundquist patented this telephone on July 23 1901. The patent was assigned to M.E. Richardson of the National Automatic Tel Co in Salina, KS. around 1905 The National Automatic Tel Co was bought out by the Globe Automatic Telephone Co of Chicago, Ill. The Globe Automatic Telephone Co lasted until 1911.


  1. BLACKBLIGHT, 4 years ago
    Nice Phone Tom, well done. looks like a major collection going on there, nice work.
  2. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 4 years ago
    Thank You BLACKLIGHT
  3. Crazygreg, 4 years ago
    Tom I was searching for a laurel and hardy telephone sign that I have. I came across the same laurels and hardy sign that you said your friend has. I also have one and was wondering if you knew how many existed?

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