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  • Model: two-line magneto with scissors
  • Made by: Stromberg Carlson
  • From: circa 1900
  • Materials: wood, nickle plated brass
stromberg carlson magneto two-line scissors antique telephone

Photo courtesy John Jenkins


This is a two-line magneto phone with an "Adjustaphone" scissor attachment made by the Chicago Writing Machine Co, 1903. Scissors attachments were often used by railroad dispatchers.

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