OF THE BELL SYSTEM:
the first successful model of the telephone in 1876, each
successive telephone operates on the same baic priciples that
Bell introduced in his Boston workshop. The designs and sizes
of wall phones have changed from large wooden devices to the
stylish Trimline ® phone introduced in 1965. Desk telephone
designs ranged from early "candlestick" phones through
the later character and the unique Designline ® phones.
can be found photographs and some information on many of the
earlier phones found within the Bell System manufactured by
Charles Williams and then Western Electric.
old telephones? Check out the Antique
Telephone Collectors Association