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Model: Candlestick Telephone
Made by: Various
From: 1870s-1920s
Materials: wood, brass, nickel plating, etc.
Men working with candlesticks telephones at Chesapeake and Potomac Telephone in Washington DC date unknown

Men with sticks, courtesy

farr candlestick antique telephone

From Farr Telephone Catalog 15


The candlestick (officially 'upright desk stand') phone market around 1900 was very fragmented and competitive - a lot of manufacturers made these phones, including: