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Lot 0104
United States,Early 20th Century
Black finish, scissor wall mount.
Phone stamped "PATENTED IN USA, JANUARY 26, 1915", on back of microphone "PROPERTY OF THE AMERICAN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY", tag on front of microphone "329", scissors stamped with "WESTERN ELECTRIC, MADE IN USA".
Bracket 14 1/2" tall,Metal, plastic


Speaker missing cover, pitting to microphone and stick, fraying to cloth wires, paint loss to bracket, not tested, please refer to photographs.

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Western Electric Elevator Wall Scissor Telephone

Estimate $10 - $10,000Aug 4, 2018
Cranston, RI, USA
Auction Curated By:
Travis Landry
Specialist & Auctioneer, American & European Fine & Decorative Arts, Pop Culture Including Collectibles, Comics & Toys
Kevin Bruneau
President & Auctioneer, Asian Arts, 19-20th Century Decorative Arts