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western electric model 21 erie candlestick antique telephone

Photo courtesy Wally Tubbs


This is an early WE candlestick, known as the 'Erie' model. Note the red cross mouthpiece (the Red Cross distributed glass telephone mouthpieces that could be boiled for easy sterilization, as part of the battle to fight infectious diseases).


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