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Posted 5 years ago


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I picked up this rotating calendar at a Seattle telephone show last month.
This calendar was more than likely a give away item by Automatic Electric Co. which was the manufacturing arm of GTE. The base is stamped Brown & Bigelow patent pending ST. PAUL, MINN. I later found out the calendar was Patented by Charles A Ward on July 16, 1929
and assigned to Brown & Bigelow. I added the patent page.


  1. mikielikesigns2 mikielikesigns2, 5 years ago
    luv the telephone dial at the top, beautiful item tom.
  2. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Thank you Kevin, BELLIN68, walksoftly, pw-collector, mikielikesigns2
  3. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    Thank you officialfuel
  4. musikchoo musikchoo, 5 years ago
    Very Cool!!!!
  5. earthandmagneto earthandmagneto, 5 years ago
    I love it! I do have a pin very similar to this symbol AE. The symbol changed quite a bit over the years. Any symbol older than the one you show will be in the shape of a Strowger Dial (complete with finger holes).
  6. ttomtucker ttomtucker, 5 years ago
    earthandmagneto, Thank you for your comment. I have a employee badge with the Strowger dial. I will post next.
  7. Frankiefig Frankiefig, 4 years ago
    VERY nice

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