Antique / Retro Telephones 1920s to 1980s

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Antique and Retro telephones. New Zealand being a British colony followed the british phone system up until the second world war most telephones available to the public were manual crank hand phones.

You would crank the handle, the person at the exchange would answer and then connect you you to the other uses phone. Now everybody carries a phone in there pocket. Antique phones take you back to the old days when telephones were made of wood and metal, bakelite phone or plastic phone 1940s saw the dial come into use.

1980s decorator dial phone

1980s decorator this series of dial telephone made in Italy for Telecom New Zealand, not many were sold and tend to be well looked after

1960s dial phone wall mount

1960s dial phone wall mount, 1960s telecom wall phone with crhome dial. only the top of the line of these phones had a chrome dial

Retro 80s push button

Retro 80s telecom push button, these were a popular phone in the mid 1980s, most were privately owned with fantastic reliability

1960s British phone

1960s british desk phone SOLD

1980s Telecom Statesman

1980s Telecom Statesman, this telephone is in mint near new condition but is over 30 years old. In this condition this phone is rare as many faded when exposed to sunlight. 

1960s telecom phone with retrofitted push pads

About Antique Phones

We sell rewire, restore and service retro telephones from the 60s to the 80s. mostly Telecom type phones common in most houses between the early 60s to the early 80s, telephones could be purchased from telecom during the hay days of the 80s when the telecommunications market was deregulated

Our Services

Antique and retro telephone sales and services.

We can rewire telephones from the 20s to the 80s and enable the ringing part or even make the whole telephone work wall phones and desk phones. Do you need a restored telephone to suit a 1940s bungalow.

 

Telecom Pert Phone early 1980s in orange mint condition
1960s Telecom with push pad the phone is in mint condition and it is tone dialling so no adaptor is needed
Bakelite telephone 1950s English model mint condition working
1970s dial phone wired and working

Telecom Pert Phone early 1980s in orange mint condition

1960s Telecom with push pad tone dialling so no adaptor is needed

Bakelite telephone 1950s English model mint condition working

1970s dial phone wired and working mint condition

1970s retrofitted push button phone, pulse dialing
1950s red bakelite telephone
1970s retrofitted push button telephone
1970s decorator telephone

About Us

We sell and service retro telephones from the 60s to the 80s. mostly Telecom type phones common in most houses between the early 60s to the early 80s, telephones could be purchased from telecom or the many interdependent sellers which sprouted during the hay days of the 80s when the telecommunications market was deregulated

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Our Services

Antique and retro telephone sales and services. We can rewire telephones from the 20s to the 80s and enable the ringing part or even make the whole telephone work wall phones and desk phones

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021 685 400

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