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My main hobby is collecting and restoring old British Telephones from the 1940s, 1950s and 1960's.
Once restored I love to show these off to other people who like vintage, and classic icons of the 1950's.
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Antique Telephone

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Antique Telephone No1 (1910). The very first standard GPO telephone in the UK
30th Aug 2016, 21:15   | tags:,,,comments (0)

Antique Telephone (121 Wall telephone) 1921

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A working 1921 British Antique Telephone, from an age when very few people had a Telephone.

British Candlestick Telephone

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Antique British Candlestick (Model No 150) Telephone from 1934.

1950's wall telephone

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Beautiful 1950's Bakelite Telephones. Still works today and better than most modern telephones :-) Particularly the ring ring sound of the old mechanical bells. Not loud yet you can hear it all throughout the house.

1940's Bakelite 232 Telephone

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British Bakelite 200 series telephone, known as a 1/232. This telephone is one of my favorites. Its from 1942 and its on display at home, its just FAB :-) Its not loud but you can hear it all the way around my house..

Bakelite Telephone

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This is a classic 300 series Bakelite Telephone was made for the GPO in the 1940's and 1950's.Bakelite Telephones such as this are regarded as an iconic British design.

Classic 706 1960 Telephone

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A fantastic 1960's 706 Telephone. The 706 phone was the first plastic telephone in the UK and was introduced in 1960. These classic old phones are now regarded as iconic Retro Telephones.

Concord Blue 746

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A fantastic 1970's 746 Telephone.These Classic British telephones were the standard telephone in the UK in the 1970's and 1980's. These Retro are now very collectable. This particular 746 telephone is in very good condition for its age.
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