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History Books
More Information and Quality Picture 480 pages history of payphone, booths & signs. Numerous charts; 112 pages of early payphones with over 14 name brands; 200 pages dealing with the 1912-1972 3-slotters. Characteristics, changes, patents, parts and accessories; 55 pages of booths with over 15 name brands and 92 pages with 800 signs.
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More Information and Quality Picture Once upon a Telephone. Every page has some sort of illustration such as a matchbook cover; blotter or sheet music depicting the telephone.
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More Information and Quality Picture Old-Time Telephones traces the development of the telephone from Alexander Graham Bell to 1984, when the Bell Ssytem was broken up. Fundamental engineering principles, design concepts, and historical facts are interwoven in the fascinating and down-to-earth context of antqiue telephones.
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More Information and Quality Picture Telephone Tales from the Museum of Independent Telephone by Peg Chronister.
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More Information and Quality Picture 100 Years of the Telephone. 1876-1976. history of Australian and European phones.
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More Information and Quality Picture Everything Happened Around the Switchboard. A memoir of Mike Hathaway's family's thirty year involvment with the Bryant Telephone Co. Written by Michal Hathaway.
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More Information and Quality Picture Gray Paystations. A booklet picturing and describing different types of pay stations patented by Gray Telephonie.
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More Information and Quality Picture Telephone Collecting; Seven Decades of Design; by Kate E Dooner. A history of the design of the telephone is presented from Art Deco years to novelty phones of the 1980s in text and over 250 color photos. Memories will be awakened as you page through the book to see the phones you grew up with. Old telephones are appearing in antique and collector shops throughout America; becoming one of the hottest new finds for colloecting or just as accent pieces. Size 8-1/2X11".
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More Information and Quality Picture Telephones; Antiques to modern; by Kate Dooner. Over 500 color photographs cover the development of the telephone from the Bell's first experimental equipment. Exquisite examples of wooden box phones; vanities; upright "candlesticks"; and desk stand or "cradle" phones. An important reference for novice and avid telephone collectors alike.
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More Information and Quality Picture How to Buy; Install; and Maintain Your Own Telephone Equipment. Easy to read 54 page booklet.
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More Information and Quality Picture Western Electric pamphlet. Reprint of 1882
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More Information and Quality Picture Old Telephone by Emerson
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More Information and Quality Picture Telephony magazines ranging from pre-1900 thru 1955.
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TEL01 1900-09ииииииииииии$8.00  Add To Your Shopping Cart
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TEL02 1910-19ииииииииииии$7.00  Add To Your Shopping Cart
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TEL03 1920-24ииииииииииии$6.00  Add To Your Shopping Cart
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TEL04 1925-29ииииииииииии$5.50  Add To Your Shopping Cart
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TEL05 1930-34ииииииииииии$5.00  Add To Your Shopping Cart
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TEL06 1935-39ииииииииииии$4.50  Add To Your Shopping Cart
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TEL07 1940-44ииииииииииии$4.00  Add To Your Shopping Cart
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TEL08 1945-49ииииииииииии$3.25  Add To Your Shopping Cart
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TEL09 1950-54ииииииииииии$1.75  Add To Your Shopping Cart
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More Information and Quality Picture Price guide book.
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More Information and Quality Picture Bell Telephone book.
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More Information and Quality Picture Collecting the Ericofon by Bob Mills. 75 page illustration on the ericofon.
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More Information and Quality Picture Collectible Novelty Phones. Character phones, advertised phones, miniature phones & toy phones with values.
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More Information and Quality Picture Vintage Telephones of the World by P. J. Povey & R. A. J. Earl.
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More Information and Quality Picture Connecting with you Hangups. Not quite everything known about collecting vintage telephoens. For the Neophyte who knows nothing or the advanced collector who knows "everything". Published by Paul and Beverly McFadden.
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More Information and Quality Picture Painless Telephone Wiring first revision by Steve Hilsz. Step by step wiring guide depicting how to use Automatic Electric Њmini-networksћ & standard Western Electric-type networks with either A.E. or W.E. rotary dials.
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More Information and Quality Picture Wiring Telephones to Ringer Box Subsets by Steve Hilsz. Simplified instructions on how to wire antique telephones to subsets using modern networks and five-conductor cords.
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More Information and Quality Picture Reprint of the Wiring Diagrams of Western Electric Company Station Equipment. Desk stands, wall & desk sets & coin collector sets.
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More Information and Quality Picture American Bell Telephone Instrument Schematics by Steve Hilsz.
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More Information and Quality Picture "The Spirit of Service". The Telephone Book bye H. M. Boettinger. Have only one.
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More Information and Quality Picture Telephone Boxes by Neil Johannessen. 31 page illustrated book of telephone boxes. History of the most ubiquitous of all street furniture, kiosks being bound in the busiest city streets and the most remote countryside.
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More Information and Quality Picture A collection of true stories from a few "Just Old Telephone Men" who took their jobs seriously and worked their hearts out trying to provide the best telephone service. 122 pages.
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More Information and Quality Picture The Telephone Patent Conspiracy of 1876. The Elisha Gray-Alexander Bell Controversy and Its Many Players by A. Edward Evenson.
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More Information and Quality Picture Telephone Talk Book bye Dave Dockray. It starts with the invention and the inventors, and then in each chapter, telephones typical of each decade, plus switchboards/telephone exchanges typical of the decade and how calls are connected. Also in these chapters, is a section devoted to the repair and restoration of the telephones of each decade. NO LONGER AVAILABLE In addition to the obvious aspects of telephone history, my book also shows some of the unusual and very interesting telephone related collectibles. A reader will see items such as toys, postcards, telephone hiders, silver plated items and some of the slightly risquж - inoffensive enough though to be allowed in an elementary school library.
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More Information and Quality Picture Telephones Their Construction & Fitting by F. C. Allsop. 180 pages of which 4 or 5 pages have been replaced by photocopies. Many good illustrations of phones. Pages are old and brittle and loose. 1900 Fifth Edition.
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More Information and Quality Picture Homan's A-B-C of the Telephone by James E. Homans, A. M. 349 pages of which 1 page has been replaced by a photocopy. Published 1901-1904 by Theo. Audel & Co., 63 Fifth Ave., Cor. 13th St., NY. Contains some very good pictures. Brittle.
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More Information and Quality Picture Manual of Telephony by Preece and Stubbs. 507 pages of which 8 to 10 pages have been replaced by photocopies. Much earlier information on inventions of telephones etc. Very old and brittle. Approximate copyright date is 1893, but not sure.
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More Information and Quality Picture The Telephone by W. H. Preece, F. R. S. and J. Maier, Ph. D. Copyright approximately 1888. 498 pages. All pages are original - no photocopies. Very brittle. Binding is not in real good shape. The pages have come away from the binding. Many early prints.
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More Information and Quality Picture The Gray Matter The Forgotten Story of the Telephone by Burton H. Baker. Well over 200 pages of information. Published by the Telepress. Copyright 2000.
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More Information and Quality Picture Rural Telephone Lines How To Build Them
Instructions on line construction and the installation of telephones. Also contains a list of materials and accessories required. This is a reprint of the original.

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More Information and Quality Picture Southern Switchboard Service booklet. Sales No. 5. 7 page booklet.
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More Information and Quality Picture MONARCH MAGNETO TELEPHONES BULLETIN NO. 54. 12 Pages long. SOLD
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More Information and Quality Picture 1965 KLINGEL TELEPHONE EQUIPMENT CO. BOOKLET. 32 page Klingel Telephone Company booklet. Spring 1965 edition.
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More Information and Quality Picture TELEPHONE REVIEW MAGAZINE FEBRUARY 1929. The page with number 1 and 2 on it has been cut out. Articles include:
Such Are the Miracles of Modern Progress
The Service Story for the Month
F. J. Lockwood Saves Woman's Life
Keep it to Yourself
With Our Marine Forces
The Accounting Livrary
Introducing Our Oldest Living Pensioner
Manhattan Public Telephone Belles
In Recognition of Service
Accounting Dance Marks New Year and New Organization
Sherwood Campers Win Swimming Certificates
Showing Long Island's P.B.X. Training Department
Skylines and Bylines of Manhattan
The Lowdown on Upstate
And More

40 pages.

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More Information and Quality Picture TELEPHONE REVIEW MAGAZINE JANUARY 1943 Articles include:

1943 Our First Year of War
Within Fort Schuyler's Walls
50 Million Needless Calls
Relative Values
Transcontinental Cable Is Placed In Service
Mr. Russell and Mr. Carpneter REtire From Active Service
A. H. Mellinger Is Voted National Pioneer President
In Active Service
Trouble Underground
F.C.C. Rules Against Bell Companies In Pension Case
Resolved - A Letter A Day To the Boys Away
And More

40 pages.

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE NOV 1949 SOLD OUT Articles include:
Forty Million
A Mighty Mite
Dubuque's New Toll Office
Company Granted Partial Rate Relief in South Dakota
Keeping America Strong
300 Miles in 30 Seconds
A Day of Wonders
Fall Fashion Frolics
Minneapolis District Plant Changes
Smorgasbord
And More
39 pages.

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE SEP 44 Articles include:
Harvest Patriots
Says New Guineans Bleach Hair, Sing "Lay That Pistol Down, Ma"
More Reasons Why Home Folks Wait for Telephones
Pioneers Launch Plan to Visit Wounded and Sick War Veterans
And More

23 pages.

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE MAY 1947 Articles include:
Serving Our Vast Countryside
Joe E. Harrell Elected President of Telephone Pioneers of America
St. Paul Plant Man Awarded Company Citation for Aid Given in Emergency
Barbecue Bent?
Hotel PBX Operators Lauded by Kate Smith
And More

23 pages. $3.50

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE JAN 1931 Articles include:
An Interview With Our President
On the Move in Indiana
Highlights of 1930 Progress
Wills and How to Make Them
Keep Bugaboo Off the Job
How Sioux Falls Does It
Tiny Man vs. Mighty Storm
Adding Directory Ads
May Have Been a Courteous Word
Cross-State Cable Nears Completion
The Chipped Cup
Keeping Ahead of the Game
I See by the Newspapers
Turn the Front Cover
Stepping Up The Service Ladder
Sprouting Wings of Aviation
Fireboat Now Talks
Scaling China's Great Wall
And More
32 pages.

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE OCT 52 SOLD OUT Articles include:
A Guide to Sound Dealing for 25 Years
"Plowville"...tow-day boomtown
Dr. Shannon's Amazing Mouse
This Thing Called PROFITS
Farewell for Mr. McNeely
Long Distance Shortcut - "Call By Number"
America's Wonderful
Omaha's Service Bureau Handles A Big Job, Fast
And More

39 pages.

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE JUN 1932 Articles include:
Two Win Vail Medals (Telephone Worker Who Dives Three Times to Save Man in Unusual Accident Awarded Many Honors)
Serving Our Biggest City (Minneapolis Telephone Building Practically Completed, Business Office to Move Within Next Few Weeks)
Makes Science Clear (Sergius P. Grace Interests Thousands in Laboratories Accomplishments by "Humanized" Description)
April Sets a Record (Sales Swing Into Strong Stride in Company, but Net Loss of Stations Continues)
Bang! Boom! War on Rocks (Carloads of Dynamite Toss Stumps and Stones in Air but Contractors Cooperate in Saving Telephone Lines)
Spade, Hoe and Rake (Gardening Has Many Values, According to Mary Margaret Miller, Typical Operator)
And More
13 pages.

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE September 1931 Articles include:
Selling by Telling
Cedar Rapids Goes Dial
Gifford Heads Relief for Unemployed
Telephones by Appointmetn
Three-Fold Role for Salesmen
M. M. M. Solves Big Problem
School Days Are Here Again
Faster and Better
"Influenza 1-9-3-2"
And More
24 pages

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE DEC 1947 Articles include:
Nationwide Roll Call by Telephone
My Health and My Job (The Company's Part in Health Preservation. My Part in Preserving My Health
How Are We Doing?
No Samples at This Talk (Atomic Bomb Expert Delivers Lectures on Much Discussed Topic Before Omaha University Group)
Pleasant Cut Over
Down They Went!
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company Management Organization Chart
Telephone Pioneers "Go Back Home" to Boston
Forest Fire!
And More
39 pages.

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE JUNE 40.
Articles include:
The Telephone Hour
Awarded Vail Silver Medal
Wires Down, Calls Go Through
Fellow Employes Honor Mr. Wilder at St. Paul
Nebraska Telephone Men Elect Clark President
Yes, the Clipping Is About Telephone Folks!
And More

21 pages. Section ripped on cover - see picture.

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE JAN 1948 SOLD OUT
Articles include:
How Are We Doing - Plant Department
Company Citation Awarded R. J. Barth, St. Paul Installer
Directors Approve Equipment Projects Totaling $14,200,000
South Dakota - Where Nature's At Her Best
Thar's Gold in Them Thar Hills - and Beauty, too
The Big Badlands
13,810,000 Calls a Month
Cattle & Crops = Cash In South Dakota
So South Dakota Youth May Learn
Uncle Sam Backs South Dakota
Keeping Their Telephone Door Open
$750,000 Damage in Two Iowa Storms
Campus Calls For Mr. & Mrs. G.I.
And More
39 pages.

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE JUN 1948
Articles include:
"1776"
22 Busy Folks - Treasury Department
New "Eyes" For Our Outside Plane
A Day in the Life of an Accounting Girl
Merrily They Rolled Along
They Started Off With a "Bang"
Carl Witmore Elected New Pioneer President
Mr. Hopley Commended for Speedy Organization of Civil Defense Plan
A "Lift" When They May Need It Most"
Home Sweet Home
No Lost-time Accident in 16 Years
Among Us Girls
Cancer Facts
And More
39 pages. SOLD

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE JUN 1945. Articles include:
V-E Day Brings Local Traffic Load; Observance Was Joyous - But Serious
Call "INternational 3300" for United Nations Conference
Silver Vail Medal and $500 Awarded New Jersey Operator
Horro Conditions in Concentration Camps Told by Lt. Col. Willey, Who Saw Them
Bronze Star Medal Awarded Pfc. Shade
Army Inspectors Give Rating of "Excellent" to Lt. Col White's Signal Corps Men in Italy
Oo-la-la, Hats in Paris Took Jo Chamberlain's Breath Away
And More
23 pages.

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More Information and Quality Picture NORTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE MAGAZINE OCT 44. Articles include:
B29
Ideas That Worked
Now You Are in War Work, Too
"Hello Amy - I'm Home"
Bell System Meets Challenge of Hurricane along East Coast
Cable Splicers Fly to Europe; Build Lines in Liberated Areas
And More

23 pages. SOLD

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More Information and Quality Picture Gray Telephone Pay Station Catalog No 22. 100 pages. Each page is in JPG format on this CD.
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More Information and Quality Picture The Practical Telephone Handbook by J. Poole. Whittakers Library of Arts, Sciences and Industries
498 pages. All pages are not original - about 6 or 8 photocopied pages as replacements. Very brittle. The pages are coming away from the binding a bit. Copyright 1895. Signature of previous owner on first page.

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More Information and Quality Picture 200th Anniversary Poster 1976. 13-1/4"x15-1/2".
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More Information and Quality Picture 1978 White pages for Minneapolis and surrounding communities. Issued December 1977 by Northwestern Bell.
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More Information and Quality Picture Saint Paul and surrounding communities by Northwestern Bell Telephone Directory Area Code 612 June 1977. Yellow pages with index.
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More Information and Quality Picture 1977 Chicago Yellow pages, buying guide, directory of products and services for home and business. The Red Book 1977.
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More Information and Quality Picture 1981 Madison, Wisconsin Telephone Directory, January. Area code 608. Includes listings for surrounding
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More Information and Quality Picture Desk Telephones by Lawrence A Wolff, D.D.S. of the Bell System. Soft cover. The years 1875 to 1955. Second edition. 178 pages.
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More Information and Quality Picture The Telephone by Tony Cashman. A 32 page pamphlet copyright 1974. Distributed by Alberta Government Telephones.
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More Information and Quality Picture Singing Wires by Tony Cashman. The Telephone in Alberta. Copyright 1972.
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More Information and Quality Picture The Telephone Man. A story about Archie Hollingshead. Written for Alberta Government Telephones by Tony Cashman. 34 pages.
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More Information and Quality Picture A History of Communication. Made possible by the telephone. Mia Maluchi and Donald Walton. Featuring the Walton Telephone Collection. Guides the reader through the early development of the phone by Alexander Graham Bell up through the present day land line phones.
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More Information and Quality Picture Refurbish Antique Telephones For Fun and Hobby by Ed Mitchell.
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