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bbbnhWESTERN ELECTRIC
NORTHERN ELECTRIC
AMERICAN ELECTRIC
AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC
STROMBERG CARLSON SSST
MANY OF THE PHONES HERE ARE REPRESENTATIVE OF OTHERS IN THE COLLECTION.  WE DON'T FEEL THERE IS A NEED TO SHOW THOSE THAT LOOK IDENTICAL.  ONLY PHONES WITH VISIBLE DIFFERENCES ARE PICTURED.
SAN FRANCISCO POTBELLY, WITH LONG POLE RECEIVER AND WESTERN ELECTRIC BEVELED SEVEN DIGIT  TRANSMITTER
WESTERN ELECTRIC #10 TAPERED SHAFT PHONE WITH BEVELED *229* TRANSMITTER, LONG POLE RECEIVER AND  WHISPER IT MOUTHPIECE
EARLY PHONE WITH HERSHEY KISS PERCH AND WOOD BASE RE-STAMPED 20S.  PONY REC. AND WALNUT SUBSET.
BLACK MODEL 20S WITH SOLID PERCH
NICKEL PLATED MODEL 20B WITH SOLID PERCH AND PONY REC.
NICKEL PLATED LIKE THE 20B, THIS ONE IS MARKED 20M AND IS EQUIPPED WITH DEVEAU TRANSMITTER AND PONY RECEIVER.
UNLIKE MOST THIS MODEL, 40AL IS MADE OF STEEL AND HAS A FINISH SIMILAR TO GUN BLUE.  THEY WERE MADE DURING WW1 AT A TIME WHEN BRASS WAS NEEDED FOR THE  WAR.
DISPATCHERS MODEL 151AL WITH HEADSET AND A HEAVY DUTY MOUTHPIECE.  IT HAS AN ADDRESS BOOK ATTACHMENT AS WELL AS AN ADVERTISING BASE.  NOTE THE LOCK ON THE DIAL
ANOTHER VERSION OF THE STEEL 40AL WAR TIME MODEL.  THIS ONE IS EQUIPPED WITH A BULLDOG TRANSMITTER AND A HEADSET.
LEFT, IS A FACTORY PAINTED WHITE MODEL 20AL PHONE.  THE FELT ON THE BOTTOM AS WELL AS THE ORIGINAL CORDS WERE WHITE.
RIGHT, THIS IS A 50 AL DIAL CANDLE STICK PHONE WITH ORIGINAL #2 DIAL.
WESTERN ELECTRIC SCISSOR PHONE.  THIS ONE HAS A BASE TO MOUNT IT ON A DESK.  A WALL MOUNT WAS ALSO AVAILABLE.  IT HAS A HEADSET AND A HEAVY DUTY MOUTHPIECE. 
NORTHERN ELECTRIC NICKEL PLATED  MODEL 20B IT HAS A THUMB SCREW TO HOLD THE TRANSMITTER CUP TO THE PERCH.  VERY SIMILAR TO A  WESTERN ELECTRIC.
NORTHERN ELECTRIC BLACK MODEL 50AL.  EQUIPPED WITH NE #5 DIAL AND MARKED RECEIVER.  SIMILAR TO A WESTERN ELECTRIC EXTERNALY EXCEPT THE BASE IS A BIT HIGHER AND ROUNDER.
AMERICAN ELECTRIC WAS TAKEN OVER AND BECAME PART OF AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC.
LEFT, AMERICAN ELECTRIC POT BELLY EQUIPPED WITH BURNS LONG POLE RECEIVER
AMERICAN ELECTRIC MARKED ON THE TRANSMITTER AND MADE FOR THE KEYSTONE SYSTEM.  NOTE THE KEYSTONE CUT OUT IN THE SWITCH HOOK
THIS MODEL WITH DIAL IS ALSO MADE FOR THE KEYSTONE SYSTEM.  THE DIAL NO. RING IS PORCELAIN WITH DESIGNATIONS FOR DIFFERENT AREAS OF THE CITY.
THIS EARLIER NON-DIAL AMERICAN ELECTRIC MODEL HAS CAST IRON BASE AND NICKEL PLATED UPPER.  NOTE THE AMERICAN ELECTRIC "LOGO" SHIELD IN THE HOOK SWITCH.
AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC WAS THE MANUFACTURER FOR GENERAL TELEPHONE AND THE HOME OF THE STROWGER SYSTEM.
AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC, STROWGER 11 DIGIT POTBELLY
AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC STAIR STEP BASE CANDLE STICK WITH MERCEDES DIAL AND SMALL TRANSMITTER.  THIS MODEL HAS AN "A" IN THE SWITCH HOOK
LATER MODEL STAIR STEP BASE WITH MERCEDES DIAL AND LARGER TRANSMITTER.  THIS PHONE HAS A "COURTESY PAYS COIN BOX" ATTACHED.
A SELDOM SEEN NON-DIAL AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC CANDLE STICK PHONE.  AS THE DECAL ON THE TRANSMITTER DEPICTS THIS ONE WAS MADE FOR EDWARDS AND COMPANY INC.  NEW YORK.
THREE DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF NEWER AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC DIAL STICKS.  THE ONE ON THE LEFT HAS A SURFACE MOUNT DIAL BASE, THE CENTER HAS A FLUSH MOUNT BASE AND THE ONE ON THE RIGHT HAS A MERCEDES DIAL CONVERTED TO LOOK NEWER
STROMBERG CARLSON "OIL CAN" WITH BRASS BOTTOM RECEIVER.  NOTE THE AMERICAN ELECTRIC PORCELAIN MOUTHPIECE.
STROMBERG CARLSON "KANSAS CITY" LOOKS MUCH LIKE A WESTERN ELECTRIC.  IT STILL HAS THE OLD STYLE TRANSMITTER AND BRASS BOTTOM RECEIVER.
LEFT, SC NON-DIAL STICK WITH BRASS BOTTOM RECEIVER AND  # CARD ATTACHMENT.

RIGHT, SC DIAL STICK WITH NORTH DIAL
KELLOGG NON-DIAL STICK.  KELLOGG  MARKED ON TRANSMITTER.  THE PHONE IS NICKEL PLATED EXCEPT FOR THE FIBER COVERED STEM
KELLOGG DIAL STICK.
CENTURY "SPLIT SHAFT" WITH AN ADVERTISING NOTE PAD ATTACHMENT ON IT.  AT RIGHT IS  THE ORIGINAL MOUNT IT CAME WITH.  AT TOP IS CENTURY RINGER AND THE MAGNETO BOX AT THE BOTTOM IS ALSO CENTURY.  THIS IS THE WAY IT CAME OUT OF AN OLD HOUSE, SORT OF LIKE A PORTABLE WALL PHONE.
OTHER MANUFACTURERS
LEFT, CHICAGO BAKELITE POT BELLY ALSO KNOWN AS "SEMI-POT BELLY".   RIGHT, CHICAGO  "OIL CAN BASE" DUE TO THE SHAPE OF THE BASE BEING SIMILAR TO AN OIL CAN.
LEFT, IS A NICKEL PLATED DEAN CANDLESTICK PHONE.

RIGHT, IS A DEAN "COSMO", THIS PHONE WAS DESIGNED FOR ROUGH USE.  THE ENTIRE PHONE IS ONE PIECE THE MOUTHPIECE AND RECEIVER ARE STEEL.
EARLY VERSION MANHATTAN ROPE SHAFT.  MARKED MANHATTAN ON THE TRANSMITTER.  NOTE THE EARLY IRON MANHATTAN WATCHCASE RECEIVER.
CATHEDRAL TOP CABINET TO STORE AWAY A CANDLE STICK PHONE.  BELOW IS A PLACE TO KEEP THE TELEPHONE DIRECTORIES.
DEVEAU
TWO SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT PHONES MADE BY LEICH.
L M ERICSSON (ENGLAND) PHONE WITH BULL DOG TRANSMITTER AND DIAL BLANK.
L M ERICSSON (ENGLAND) PHONE WITH LME DIAL AND OLDER TRANSMITTER.
HELP
I NEED HELP IN IDENTIFYING THIS PHONE.  IT IS SMALL AND THE BASE AND STEM IS ONE PIECE OF IRON.
FRENCH MADE CANDLE STICK PHONE WITH HANDSET.  THE HOOK ON THE OTHER SIDE COULD BE TO HANG THE HANDSET OFF HOOK OR TO STORE A MOTHER INLAW RECEIVER.
NUMBER ONE TELEPHONE LOCKING DEVICE MANUFACTURED BY CHAS C. BIELITZ, 50 CHURCH STREET, NEW YORK CITY.
NEW IN THE BOX.
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KELLOGG MADE FOR THE FRONTIER TELEPHONE CO.
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ORIGINAL BLACK WESTERN ELECTRIC #10 WITH PONY RECEIVER
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