Retro telephones - resources
More on retro telephones:
The Telecommunications Heritage Group
A society devoted to vintage telecommunications and the preservation of vintage telephone equipment. www.thg.org.uk
This site has a vast quantity of pictures of all types of vintage telephones and plenty of additional information. www.telephonesuk.co.uk
A superb site containing a wealth of detail about all types of British telephones, including circuit diagrams and extracts from original GPO publications. www.britishtelephones.com
Sam's Telecoms Index
A very useful collection of articles about telephones. There are guides on how to dismantle vintage telephones from Candlesticks to Trimphones.www.samhallas.co.uk/telecomms.htm
telephonesurgery.co.uk offers some very high quality phones from early candlesticks to Trimphones.
www.abdyantiques.co.uk - A small family run business which sells, buys and services antique and vintage British telephones.
Books about vintage telephones
Old Telephones (Shire Library) gives a good overview of phones from the earliest days to the 1960s.