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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
A bit of fun asking members to make up a caption(s) for an "interesting" image posted at the beginning of each month by the Board moderator.

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

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Candlestick Phones
Discussions about "candlestick" phones (Desk Stands)

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Telephone Tools, Workshops, Tool Identification and Other
If it relates to tools of the hobby and the trade -- telephone related and used with telephones -- let's talk about it here!

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Technical "Stuff"
Technical stuff for Restoration, Maintenance and Repair topics for your Antique Telephones.  

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Telephone Switching

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General discussion of Switching topics, and for discussions covering more than one switching technology.

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Key Systems (Electronic, 1A2 etc)
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Strowger (Step by Step) Switching
For discussions and information about Strowger Step by Step Equipment

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For discussions and information about Microwave lines, Long Lines, and multiplexing, Toll,  and other transmission systems between offices.

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Other Telephone Information

Across The Web
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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Phones Wanted, Phones for Sale or Trade

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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
For information about up-coming Telephone Show and Events.

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A place to post your experiences with a vendor.      NOTE:  The views and opinions expressed on CRPF are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of Classic Rotary Phones. Any content provided by authors/CRPF members are of their opinion and are not intended to malign any organization, company, individual, club, or anyone or anything.

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