1905 - B-R Electric & Telephone Manufacturing Company
This is another beautiful and unique desk stand. Manufactured by the B-R Electric & Telephone Company, it has a distinctive, solid cast aluminum base and body with nickel plated switch hook and marked transmitter and a very rare aluminum “Whisper it” mouthpiece. It is sitting on a marked B-R Electric bell box. Extremely rare, original telephone from 1905 - 1910.
The B-R Electric and Telephone Company was established in Kansas City in 1903 with the merger of the Kansas City Telephone Mfg. Company and the B-R Electric Company.