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Antiques Telephones and Telegraphs

  • Antique Telephone Archive

    Resource for antique telephone collectors. Includes dial center number cards, a sign gallery, Kellogg pages, pdfs, and basics for new collectors.

  • Antique Telephone Collectors Association

    Nonprofit corporation aims to collect old telephones and related items. Site includes information on membership and applications.

  • Antique Telephone History

    Includes articles, photographs, sources of parts, and links. Includes early phones, Western Electric phones and independent phone companies.

  • Australasian Telephone Collectors Society

    Facilitates the acquisition of old telephones for its members. Site contains details on upcoming events and membership.

  • Bob's Old Phones

    Australian collector and author shows his collection of phones, information on telephone companies, glossary, essays, book list and research projects.

  • L2L1, L'histoire des téléphones en France

    The history of French telephones in English and French.

  • Old Telephones as Entertainment

    Collector shows some of the more unusual and curious phones he has come across. Includes speaker phones, wall phones, display and prototype phones, the odd things people do with phones, and phones in movies.


    Contains historical overview and images of old telephones since the 1920's.

  • Société Générale des Téléphones

    A history of the French telephone network company in English and French. Includes an article on the arrival of the Bell telephone, a collection of postcards, plaques and tips.

  • Telephone Tribute

    Features a history of the telephone, technical information, research resources, pictures, and sound files.

  • W1TP Telegraph & Scientific Instruments Museums

    Online museum dedicated to the preservation of telegraph and scientific history, lore, and instrumentation.


    Gives out overview and viewable images of the old payphones in different areas of the world.

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