Kellogg Rare Grabaphone Very Early Dial Desk & 24k Gold Bells Antique Telephone
July 12, 2020
VERY HARD TO FIND RARE EARLY DIAL DESK TELEPHONE & 24K GOLD BELLS. CONSTRUCTION: SOLID BRASS, STEEL, BAKELITE, NICKEL & WOOD. RESTORED IN MY SHOPS. OVER 60 YEARS RESTORING & COLLECTING TELEPHONES. ALL BRASS POLISHED TO FINE FINISH. ALL STEEL BLASTED, PRIMED & PAINTED WITH AUTOMOBILE SPRAY LACQUER. RARE BOOBY BELLS 24K GOLD PLATED. AE 24 DIAL SERVICED AND CALIBRATED ON DIGITAL EQUIPMENT. ORIGINAL DIAL CENTER CARD “FLYING K”. RINGER BOX HAS ORIGINAL FINISH. CONTAINS: INDUCTION COIL RINGER & CAPACITORS. ONLY EARLY PRODUCTION HAD RARE SOLID BRASS CURVED MOUTHPIECE. HAS NEW CLOTH HANSET AND SUBSET CORDS. MODERN LINE CORD HAS MODULAR PLUG FOR JACK INSTALLED IN MOST ALL HOMES. The Grabaphone was on of the earliest dial desk telephones made in the USA. This one is early production featuring a solid brass curved mouthpiece, brass cradle and fluted brass shaft. Most have fragile Bakelite mouthpieces. The very rare bells are plated with 24K gold. They will never tarnish. In the early days multiple line telephones were not yet developed. Locations requiring more than one line were supplied with several telephones. Some types: COW BELLS, LIBERTY BELLS, SLEIGH BELLS, “T” BELLS, WOOD BELLS, GLASS BELLS and several sizes of round bells. Bobby bells are among the rarest. This telephone set will please most any serious collector. It has all of the proper features. OTHER IN INTERNATIONAL QUOTED OR ON INVOICD. DOUBLE BOXED CAREFULLY PACKED IN NEW CARTONS AND INSURED. VIEW MY MANY RESTORED TELEPHONES AND ASK QUESTIONS BY CLICKING ON THIS PAGE. The item “KELLOGG RARE GRABAPHONE VERY EARLY DIAL DESK & 24K GOLD BELLS ANTIQUE TELEPHONE” is in sale since Friday, June 26, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Telephones\Pre-1940″. The seller is “drahcir29″ and is located in Brea, California. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia, South africa, New Zealand, Egypt, Reunion.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Brand: KELLOGG SWITCHBOARD CO
- Featured Refinements: Antique Telephone total restoration