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.

I have no respect for people who cant pick up a phone and would rather text

phone interviews

Add style to any room in the house with a vintage phone from DST UK. Whether it's a American Diner phone you're looking for or a vintage rotary phone, we've got an incredible collection of styles and colours to suit everyone.

I remember this phone at my grandmother's house.  Every house had a phone like this when I was growing up.

Vintage Western Electric 302 Desk Telephone - my home phone is like this one, the girls can't figure out how to use it!

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Oh how I wish I had a phone this pretty when I was in High School and was on the phone for hours.

It would be cool to have this phone in my house one day. I like these phones and I especially love this mint color of this one.

Phone nook...

Now if only I could find an old phone for my phone nook that didn& have cords hanging down and is functional!

Vintage telephone seat

telephone bench-- I have always wanted one of these! I've seen several different wooden ones, but this green upholstered one is darling!

Our 1st phone in the late '40s was almost like this

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Color Telephone.

Color Telephone.