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Find of the Month Archive
Historical topic covering Find of the Month nominations over 13 years,  a listing of monthly winners, a photo gallery of winning phones, Find of the Year winners and the over all Grand Champion find crowned January of 2023.

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Telephone Historic Pictures, Signs, Directories, Advertising & Ephemera
If it isn't a phone or actual phone equipment, this might be the place to discuss it! Telephone Historic Pictures, Signs, Directories, Advertising & Ephemera.

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CRPF "Zoom-Out" Telephone Game
Can you identify telephone objects by their close-up pictures? But don't get lulled into thinking the close up is a phone or phone part, it could be anything easily recognizable after zooming out!

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Monthly Caption Challenge
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Decorator, Reproduction & Novelty Phones
Decorator, Reproduction & Novelty Phones primarily from the 1960's to Modern Day

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Other Telephone Information

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From time to time interesting phone related items are found on the internet.  Post a link here to share the article or information.

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CRPF Acronym Dictionary and other Telephone Reference Information
Reference Book recommendations and the Acronym (CRPF and Generic) lists.

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Telephone LINKS Information
For various telephone "links" look here.

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Telephone Shows & Events
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