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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 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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Verified vendors offering phone services along with a place to post your experiences with a vendor either recommend on the forum or found on eBay, good and/or bad

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