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Pictures of Old Telephone signs

Started by Sargeguy, September 23, 2014, 06:55:55 PM

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FABphones

Taunton, UK.
(You'll need to click to see this one).
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FABphones

A collector of  'Monochrome Phones with Sepia Tones'   ...and a Duck!
***********
Vintage Phones - 10% man made, 90% Tribble
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FABphones

Good photo Duffy. That would be a great sign for the collection, a nice focal point.

A couple here shown atop their booths.
A collector of  'Monochrome Phones with Sepia Tones'   ...and a Duck!
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Vintage Phones - 10% man made, 90% Tribble
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Quote from: FABphones on January 18, 2021, 08:20:21 AM
A couple here shown atop their booths.

I have a round one on the wall in the phone room.

Jim Stettler

Quote from: Duffy on January 18, 2021, 08:33:43 AM
I have a round one on the wall in the phone room.
In the US that logo was used on Bell  booths that were adjacent to Independent telephone companies.
At least in the SW Bell area.
Jim
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You die, you forget it all.

19and41

Quote from: FABphones on January 18, 2021, 08:20:21 AM
Good photo Duffy. That would be a great sign for the collection, a nice focal point.

A couple here shown atop their booths.

I remember seeing the square signs on red booths in GTE country.  northern Indiana and southern Michigan had a patchwork of telephone companies.
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— Arthur C. Clarke

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FABphones

National Guardsman in front of smashed windows (hurricane damage). Newton Corner, Mass, business office.

A collector of  'Monochrome Phones with Sepia Tones'   ...and a Duck!
***********
Vintage Phones - 10% man made, 90% Tribble
*************

19and41

Wonder if that was the '38 hurricane?
"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
— Arthur C. Clarke

Key2871

KEN

FABphones

You are correct guys. September 21, 1938.

This one should go into the Trucks thread, but as there is just about only the sign left, I'll pop it here too.

Sunderland, Mass.
A collector of  'Monochrome Phones with Sepia Tones'   ...and a Duck!
***********
Vintage Phones - 10% man made, 90% Tribble
*************

19and41

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
— Arthur C. Clarke

FABphones

A collector of  'Monochrome Phones with Sepia Tones'   ...and a Duck!
***********
Vintage Phones - 10% man made, 90% Tribble
*************

FABphones

St Austell, Cornwall, England. C. 1922.
A collector of  'Monochrome Phones with Sepia Tones'   ...and a Duck!
***********
Vintage Phones - 10% man made, 90% Tribble
*************