Telephone Pictures

The telephone has changed over time. As the telephone system improved, so did the telephone itself. Here are some pictures of some old telephones, and links to many others.

Webmaster's note: We don't own any of these phones. We just find pictures of them on the web and show them to you. If you're interested in buying old phones, try PHONECO, Inc.

Telephone World's Telephone Pictures Pages

Collection of Western Electric Telephones
Pictures of Western Electric (Bell System) phones from 1920s to 1984.

Collection of Automatic Electric Telephones
Pictures of Automatic Electric (GTE) phones from 1920s to 1984.

Museum of Communications
Pictures from the Museum of Communications (Seattle, WA) of old central office switching equipment, old telephones (crank and dial type) and other miscellaneous old telephone and electronics equipment from yesteryear.

Links to other Old Telephone Collections (off-site)

Antique Telephone History Website
If you want a complete history of old (and I mean really OLD telephones), this is the place to go! Everything you wanted to know (and more) but were afraid to ask!

Tribute To The Telephone - Files and Photos
Photographs and descriptions of old telephones and telephone equipment.

Vince Budnick's Cavalcade of Phones
Photographs and descriptions of old telephones - Western Electric, Automatic Electric, Stromberg-Carlson, and more!

Old Telephhones as Entertainment
Photographs, newspaper clippings and more! Specializing on listing every single model number for every phone created! Also has wonderful picture history on prototypes. Automatic Electric & Western Electric and more!

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