Updating a vintage phone
Here are just a few examples of antique telephone models from the United States.Many of the earlier models shown here can be difficult to find for sale (and are often quite expensive), but models made during the 1900s are easier to find. tab above, and on the retail sites I have linked at the bottom of this page.Do not attempt to fit a new style plug to the old style round PVC or cloth telephone line cord - this usually fails - buy the correct cord or similar.If your replacement cord has no grommet (grommets were only used on 700 type telephones) just slit the original grommet with a sharp knife, pull out the old cord, insert the new cord with a blob of glue and refit into phone.Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products.Something we hope you'll especially enjoy: Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) is a service we offer sellers that lets them store their products in Amazon's fulfillment centers, and we directly pack, ship, and provide customer service for these products.You will find many more models by visiting the links within the History, Collecting & D. Skip to retail links Bell Telephone Company / Charles Williams, Jr. The Boston firm of Charles Williams, Jr., where Alexander Graham Bell had initiated his development of the telephone, became his first exclusive phone manufacturer.
Oldphones has been mentioned in The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, USA Today, The Washington Post, The Charlotte Observer, Country Living Magazine, Yahoo Internet Life magazine, Food Network Magazine, Pittsburgh City Paper, among many others!
Strap or Link There are references to strapping and straps in the text below.
This refers to the metal links that connect two terminals together.
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