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Port Townsend, WA

Have been collecting antique telephones since 1965, but I like all kinds of antiques and collectables, furniture, lamps, Coca-Cola, military uniforms, advertising.


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John Danner Revolving Book Case - Furniturein Furniture
C.P.O. Club Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Dinner Menu 1952 - Military and Wartimein Military and Wart…
Red, White, Blue Independent Telephone Sign - Telephonesin Telephones
Early Boat Tail Car - Classic Carsin Classic Cars
Stromberg-Carlson Telephone Mfg. Wall Intercom - Telephonesin Telephones
Mobil Gas Man Stand - Petrolianain Petroliana
Fairmont Creamery Company Sign - Signsin Signs
Wet Cel Battery Jar - Tools and Hardwarein Tools and Hardware
Telephone Operator 10.5 Pound Breast Plate and Harness - Telephonesin Telephones
American Cheese & Coca-Cola - Coca-Colain Coca-Cola


  1. Check Ebay under 3rd Armored Division, I have seen this book several times in there auctions
  2. Thank you Swampdogg for your very nice comment
  3. Most service pins from Western Electric and Bell System have value. the 30 year pin and up are hard to come by. The highest service pin I have seen is a 45 year.
  4. All of the service pin were 10k gold, some where it is marked on the back or the edge.
  5. Beautiful blue color
  6. PhilDMorris, Yes I have seen other book cases by Danner, but not with this style top most are flat. Thanks for the love.
  7. Each diamond is five years of service, this person work for Southern Bell for forty years. The most I have seen is forty five years. This pin with the Bell Logo was first used in 1969 to 1984.
  8. Nice looking candlestick
  9. I think this fan was manufactured by A.C. Gilbert who made the erector sets?
  10. Great information pw-collector
  11. Thank you purvis
  12. Great piece of history
  13. It looks to be a Western Electric type 317 manufactured around 1916 up to 1930's. the value has dropped on these single box wall phones. selling on Ebay around 75.00 to 125.00. this phone looks in g...
  14. I remember visiting the Barbed Wire Capital of the World, in LaCrosse, KS interesting display. Thanks for posting
  15. Bell System started using this Bell Logo from 1939 until 1964.
  16. Thank you again Trey
  17. I like it Trey
  18. Thank you Coopergirl
  19. Do you know what pattern this is?
  20. nittygritty1962, I hope this helped you
  21. Thank you MacDaddyRico for your comment
  22. Thank you Trey
  23. Thank you McCoyNelson that has been my goal to have a museum
  24. Thank you Wandlessfairy
  25. Thank you mcheconi
  26. I had one of these candlesticks back in the 1970's and I was told it was made in Athens, Greece
  27. Nice set of signs
  28. Great looking telephone sign, not common
  29. I bought mine from Sears in 1996, was around 99.00 dollars. still have it on the sun pourch.
  30. Manufactured for the Bell System by American Telecommunication Corp. (ATC) from 1975 to when they changed over to touch call telephones in the 1980's
  31. Usually one star in the center means he had a combat jump. One star on the top of the parachute he is a senior parachutist.
  32. Oroyoroyisthatyourhorse, Fred had a nice smile.
  33. thank you katherinescollections, pre 1967
  34. You see this all the time someone has taken a Stromberg-Carlson candlestick and made a lamp out of it. to bad they drilled a hole through the top of the perch. They do make a nice lamp.
  35. Tell your daughter the wall phone looks great, what a nice restoration.
  36. I still have one of these little oil can, I believe it belonged to my grandfather.
  37. you can add a photo to your original by going to edited, I would like to see the finished project.
  38. Second shoulder patch is The Republic of Korea, Korean 1st Army
  39. Your welcome, I have been collecting old telephones since 1965. Most of the information in Ron's book comes from old telephone manufactures catalogs and long time collectors of antique telephones. Som...
  40. Part of the information comes from the book History and Identification of Old Telephones by Ron & Mary Knappen copyright 1972. I was one of many who contributed photo's and material for this book. Th...
  41. Your Kellogg wall phone was manufactured around 1917 and it sold for $12.25
  42. Contact Phoneco Inc in Galesville, WI, they will have the part your looking for.
  43. I believe this directory was reproduced during the 100 anniversary of the telephone in 1976. The Pacific Telephone Company Yellow Page Directory sales force were giving these directory to there advert...
  44. Thanks for the information, very interesting story
  45. Phonoboy, This is the only photo I have of this car. I'm guessing a early 1920's Essex boat tail
  46. Thank you buckethead
  47. I would think so, thanks blunderbuss2
  48. That was Ebay and sold for a good price. Condition has a lot to do with the price.
  49. Very interesting when I worked for GTE I use to see these coin boxes all the time in the coin telephone dept.
  50. I agree there not a common sign and 110 is a good buy for this sign.
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