"how-to" articles on wiring payphones to work,
building a test cable and wiring any phone to work with
TT have been added here.
out Chuck's Old Telephone
have introduced a guestbook. Please visit and sign the guestbook.
old phones? There might be a telephone show at a town near
you. Check out the Antique Telephone Collectors Association
website for upcoming telephone shows on the
Western Electric A1 desk phone
the first desk phone of the Bell System that had a complete
one piece handset c1927-28. This phone had a short run prior
to introducing the "202" common round based B1
and the oval based D1 which were prevelant throughout the
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