Stromberg-Carlson Telephone Mfg. Co. “roman column” desk set.

1897

model
Roman Column (Stromberg-Carlson Telephone Manufacturing Company)
manufacturer
Stromberg-Carlson Telephone Manufacturing Company
condition
Excellent, original condition. No base plate.

About

This is one of the most copied and reproduced candlesticks ever made. The Stromberg-Carlson "roman column" desk set with a beautiful fluted shaft, marked transmitter and black heavy cast base. Steerhorn switch hook and marked Stromberg-Carlson receiver. Please see the scan of a print ad promoting this telephone in an original 1898 The Electrical World magazine. Also three other original articles from 1898-1899 that show the Roman Column sitting on a desk. Outstanding original condition. No base plate but coil and wires are inside base.

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