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Candlestick No. 1 Pay Phone Station by Bell Telephone

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
347
Sold for:
$554$450

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Candlestick No. 1 Pay Phone Station by Bell Telephone, first quarter 20th century, the brass and black enameled candlestick with rotary dial reading Wait for Dial Tone, Hyatt, and marked W29 at mouthpiece, the pay station with 5-10-25 cent coin slots and brass plaque reading in part, Directions Call Central Office as Usual Do not Deposit Money until Told by Operator, Gray Tel. Pay Sta. co. H'F'D' CT., ht. 12 in.
Estimate $300-500

Overall great condition, lacking key for pay station coin box, rewired.


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Pay Phone Station, Directions Call Central Office