Antique and Vintage Telephone Signs

Unlike porcelain and tin signs designed to sell a particular brand of gasoline, bread, soda pop, paint, or farm equipment, vintage telephone signs are location-oriented, directing people to payphones in an era when the idea of a telephone in one's pocket was the stuff of science fiction. The need to identify the locations of telephones goes almost all the way back to the founding of the Bell Telephone Company in 1877 by inventor Alexander...Continue Reading