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Models on this page: SC1197  K900  NE1  K925  K700  AE40  AE50,40,34,35  North  SC1212  Others

SC 1197 Stromberg Carlson 1197 (1930)

Classic early cradle phone styling in wonderful bakelite. Designed to be used with an external subscriber set.  Set up for display.
Price: $150.

May be used as an answer-only extension with an optional external ringer box ($40-100), or an internal modern network ($25) to interface with the phone line. 

Occasionally available in a dial version.

Kellogg Pyramid Kellogg 900 "Pyramid" (1932)  (SOLD)

Strikingly different deco styling. One of the most intricate bakelite phones ever made.  Designed to be used with an external subscriber set.  Set up for display.

May be used as an answer-only extension with an optional external ringer box ($40-100), or an internal modern network ($25) to interface with the phone line. 

NE No. 1

NE1 with NU handset
with Optional NU handset
and BPO dial
Northern Electric No. 1 Desk Set (1937)

Canada's version of the Western Electric 302. Electrically similar, but with a wider deco-styled base. One of the early integrated phones including internal network and ringer.  Ready to plug in and use. 
Price: $160.  

Available with optional "NU" handset (Add $25) and/or with BPO dial.

Occasionally available in mahogany bakelite (brown).  Stunning! 
Wall model (No.2) also available.

Kellogg
              Ashtray Dial Kellogg 925 "Ashtray" (1937)

First Kellogg phone with the network and ringer built into the phone. Nicknamed "ashtray" due to the spherical indentations in the base under the handset ends. An unusual fashion statement. Ready to plug in and use. Note that while the early production sets were bakelite, later production sets have plastic bases and bakelite handsets.  Most of the bakelite bases found today have chips or cracks.

Price: $300.  (Limited availability.) 

Available with optional Chromed fingerwheel or manual (no dial). 
Also, K700 manual "ashtray" with oval base.  Designed to be used with an external subscriber set.


Automatic Electric Model 40 (1938)
AE 50 Jukebox Automatic Electric Model 50 (1938)

Nicknamed the "Jukebox" due to its rounded top, this phone is a Deco classic.  It includes a LOUD ringer.  Ready to mount on the wall and use. 
Price: $225.  (Limited availability.) 

Available with optional Chromed fingerwheel. 
Occasionally available with optional chrome-banded handset. (See Photo.)

Also available in desk models: AE40 (single line - black or ivory), AE47 (2-line), and the earlier AE34 (single plunger and older handset).
 
Occasionally available: AE35 (earlier wall phone with no side vents and older handset).

North Bakelite Desk Set North Desk Set (1939)

Similar in appearance to the NE 1 (above), it has more rounded lines on the cradle and handset.  Made in Galion, Ohio.

Price: $160.

Available with optional Chromed fingerwheel, or wall or party line models.

(For background on North sets, click here.)

SC 1212

Stromberg Carlson 1212 (1935)

Classic early cradle phone styling in wonderful bakelite. Complete phone including ringer, requiring no external subscriber set. 
Price: $225.

Year following model name is the approximate introduction date. Most were manufactured for 10-20 years.
All phones are used and refurbished unless noted, and can be expected to show some wear signs on close inspection.
Prices include cleaning, polishing, mechanical servicing and warranty.  See FAQ for details.
Prices for phones in "as found" condition or with cosmetic blemishes will be quoted on request.

~ ~ ~  ALSO AVAILABLE:  ~ ~ ~

Stromberg 1198 dial (similar to 1197)
Automatic Electric 34 and 40 desk sets
Lineman's Test Sets (Butt Sets)


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