The Classic "Candlestick" telephone, also known as the ‘Upright’ initially became popular during the early 1900s before the introduction of the one-piece handset. The first Candlestick phones were introduced when the magneto system was in use, which meant that the phone was connected to a large wooden box called a "subset" containing a battery, bell, and crank. "Is this the party to whom I am speaking?" ,>)

Antique phones - We carry antique telephones, old phones / pay phones for sale.

antique phone I believe my Grandparents had a phone like this.

All Old Wall Telephones are Just Alike, Right?

Identifying Plain Front Antique Wall Telephones: How to Distinguish These Models from Other Antique Wall Phones

I love this piece.  Antique Oak Cased Crank Telephone: Oak cased winding crank wall telephone, c. 1900, metal plate marked "Chicago Telephone, Supply Company, Elkhart, Indiana, U.S.A.",mouthpiece marked Chicago

Antique Oak Cased Crank Telephone: Oak cased winding crank wall telephone, c.",mouthpiece marked Chicago Just like mine !

Antique phone that was in my dad's farmhouse when he was a little boy.

Precious pinned: Antique phone that was in my dad's farmhouse when he was a little boy.

Old awesome phone by A Bella Life, via Flickr. Im sure kids today would look at this and be like.."mommy/daddy... What is this huge contraption?"

Vintage awesome phone by A Bella Life.I'm sure kids today would look at this and be like what is this huge contraption?

I've got this but mine is round!

From a lace overlay and frame to a retro floral telephone, this image exudes vintage elegance. Love the delicate details!

I think I would get a landline just so I could have a turquoise rotary phone!!!

I ❤ COLOR AZUL TURQUESA + AQUA ♡ Remember when? Great color too. {I would always get so frustrated as a kid when I had to call home on one of these. My little baby fingers couldn't handle it}

Will my grandkids even know what this is? A rotary pay phone. Maybe not! but, that doesnt stop me from wanting one in my hall.

Pretty pink phone would love this for my kitchen! It was common to find the house phone in the kitchen in the

I would this cute phone too for decor and what not I love Vintage Phones <3 :)

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Call me&&I love this vintage rotary phone…especially styled with the pearls. This would be lovely in a dressing room or a girly bedroom. It just screams Hollywood glamour to me. Aah…the good ol’ days! A-Z Home Decor Trend Vintage

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Paramount 1893 Coffee Mill Nostalgic Vintage Style TelephoneThe original art deco model of this phone was only manufactured in Sweden in the year with a v

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Antique Phones - Fun to look at, but not so much to carry on lengthy conversations.

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