Antique Telephones for Sale
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We are an antique telephone dealer who buys and sells as well as repairs, converts and restores old telephones. Both traditional
vintage telephones and antique style dial phones are for sale. If you have an antique traditional phone all the way from an old
candlestick phone to a nostalgic retro phone, we can service or repair it. Although we specialise in antique GPO telephones we can convert
most antique telephones including the Bakelite 232 phone (pyramid telephone) and the Art Deco Bakelite 332 phone. This includes the
classic old BT Phones such as the retro 1960's 706 telephone, or the classic retro BT 1970's, 746 telephones. They all make fantastic
Old BT Telephones
We purchase, convert and sell nostalgic phones used as period theatre props. These old BT telephones are often used in TV period
Drama's and theatre productions. Classic telephones are now increasingly rare and hard to find. All the GPO telephones that we have
for sale have been restored and serviced. The retro telephones for sale will work correctly when connected to a BT telephone line.
Only after converting, testing and servicing these classic telephones thoroughly are they offered as antique telephones for sale.
We are also experts at restoring nostalgic phones and traditional antique GPO phones. People often call these old telephones
Retro Telephones rather than
antique telephones. Once serviced and tested we advertise these nostalgic retro phones for sale.
These classic old BT telephones date all the way from 1910, through the 1930's 1940' and into the late 1950's. We also buy
and sell a number of 1960's and 1970's retro telephones, such as the classic old fashioned 706 & 746 telephones. Old telephones
include the bakelite telephone and the candlestick telephone. Antique telephone models include the 1/232 series (Art Deco pyramid)
phones, and the classic 300 series Bakelite telephones. Vintage telephones, classic telephones or retro telephones are a real talking
As dealers we also buy old telephones and antique telephones so if you have any nostalgic phones for sale please let us know.
If you have any Art Deco antique telephones, or an antique wall phone for conversion, restoration, or for sale again let us know.
All our restored GPO telephones are genuine old phones that we have repaired, converted and serviced ourselves. Classic telephones
are always restored using the correct vintage spare parts. I also have a small number of rare GPO Bakelite antique wall phones.
Bakelite Telephones, Servicing & Repair
We offer an old telephone repair service and we repair vintage & retro old style phones. We can service 1950's
Bakelite telephones, and the nostalgic retro 1970's 746 telephones. All of our retro telephones are genuine antique style
phones. So if you have an ex BT retro dial telephone that you need repairing, converting or servicing please contact us
for a quote. This includes classic telephones and antique telephones.
These vintage and nostalgic telephones are displayed at the Antique Centre, located at Elsecar, near Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
At the Antique Centre you can see traditional telephones, with their matching Bakerlight bells. We believe these are the best vintage
phones for sale in the UK. All of our nostalgic phones are real antiques, renovated using GPO spare parts. We only sell genuine
For sale you will see dial telephones, antique telephones and antique dial phones. These include old telephones, collectable
telephones, classic telephones & old phones. Antique telephones and Retro 1960's 706 telephone and the Retro 1970's 746 telephones.
Simply the best antique telephone dealers to buy or sell GPO Bakelite telephone, or an antique candlestick telephone. Few things are
as collectible as old vintage telephones. You can see a retro black telephone used as theatre prop, or on TV productions. Examples of
antique telephones used in this way are "Heartbeat", "Goodnight Sweetheart" & "Deal or No Deal". Wouldn't you love to buy an
old dial telephone?
Bakelite Polish & Spare Parts
Looking to buy or repair a collectable old fashioned phone, candlestick phone or old collectable telephone? This antique telephone
shop has parts for old telephones, all the way from old style black phones to vintage dial phones (746 telephones)? Abdy Antiques
(antique telephone dealers) also sell old phone spares & parts for repairs. These vintage spare parts include chrome dials and
ivory braided cords for your old telephone. We also sell Paste Polish No5, the best Bakelite polish (Greygates polish) for antique
telephones. You will find most models of old collectable phones and spare parts for sale. Including parts for restored telephones,
black phones, candlestick phones, dial phones & vintage phones. Nostalgic telephones and classic antiques and parts for any budget.
As antique telephone dealers GPO telephones and antique telephones are our speciality. These come with matching "bell sets" or
magnetos. GPO telephones make very collectible telephones. Restored GPO phones, old style telephones (Bakelite telephone with its
own bell or separate bell set) make excellent Art Deco retro gifts.
Our customers tell us that they miss the classic old fashioned ring of an old telephone. They want to re-live the joy of a real bell
and a real dial telephone, or traditional phone. Please look through our traditional telephones and pick out one of our
classic telephones. Go on, buy an Art Deco old style Bakelite phone, old phone, classic phone, or traditional period phone. Enjoy the
classic sound of an antique telephone bell (ring ring), or the tactile sensation of real dial telephones.
Nostalgic Reproduction Retro Phones
As well as selling antique telephones we also sell both replica and reproduction phones. If you are looking for an old style
replica phone, or a reproduction phone please contact us. Our phones include the replica and reproduction trimphones classic character
phones. Classic old style phones.
Old BT Telephones
Our nostalgic phones range all the way from antique telephones, through to traditional style phones.
Antique Telephone Repair, Conversion & Servicing
We can repair vintage telephones or retro telephones, and perform telephone conversion & servicing of all
nostalgic phones and telephone dials. Please contact us for a telephone repair, service or conversion quote. We offer an
antique telephone repair service where we perform:
Antique Telephone Repair
We repair, convert and restore old phones:
232 Telephones 1940's phones (Art Deco Pyramid telephone)
332 Telephones 1950's phones (Iconic art deco, deal or no deal telephone)
312 Phones 1950's (Old classic GPO Telephone)
314 Telephones 1950's phones (Old rare GPO Phone)
Converting old telephones
We convert period 332 phones to work in the UK. We are currently converting and restoring old dial telephones in our workshop.
These include the following classic BT phones:
706 Phones 1960's (BT Retro Phone, vintage telephones)
746 Telephones 1970's phones (BT Retro traditional phone)
We specialise in servicing & restoring nostalgic GPO phones, and old retro BT phones (746 telephones) made in the UK.
Deal or No deal Telephone Spare Parts, Restoration - Convert Phones
If you have an old BT phone, or a converted antique phone that needs repair restoration or conversion, please contact us. We carry
old phone parts for retro telephones such as the 746 phones (1970's telephones), the 706 phone (Deco telephone) the GPO 332 telephone
(Art Deco telephone) & the older 232 telephone (pyramid telephones).
Spare telephone parts include Greygates Plastic Polish, Greygates Bakelite polish (past polish no5), BT style line cords
(red,ivory,concord blue,brown & black), high quality (hand made) reproduction ivory, brown braided cords. We also stock:
- Reproduction Braided Handset Cords with spade connectors for 332 telephones.
- Curly plastic handset cords for 746 telephones.
- Dial labels for 3oo and 700 series telephones.
- Reproduction Clear Dial Finger Plates.
- Call exchange badges (call exchange label).
- 312 labels (also 314 badges).
- We also have some Bakelite spare parts for Bakelite telephones (nostalgic phones).
Repair Telephone or Service old Telephones
We repair old GPO phones, including the British antique wall phone (period phones). We are also able to repair or service
converted phones, or your existing restored antique telephone. We can repair most British nostalgic telephones, dial telephones
and retro telephones. However we can't convert a reproduction telephone (old style phone) that you have not bought from
ourselves. We are not able to obtain spare parts for every type of reproduction phone. We can of course repair any reproduction
phones that Abdy Antiques sell.
Old Phone Repair (Fix Retro Telephones)
Please ask for a quote for the repair of the following old telephones:
- Art Deco phones.
- Retro telephones.
- Antique telephones.
- Nostalgic trim phone telephones.
- Dial telephones.
- Antique style telephones (1940's phones, 1950's phones, 1960s telephones to 1970's telephones).
- Classic 300 series Bakelite "Deal or No Deal Telephone" & the Art Deco Bakelite antique
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Antique Telephones for Sale
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How to buy Old Telephones
Questions about Old Phones
Where to buy Retro Telephones
About Antique Phones
Selling Antique Telephones
Repairing Bakelite Telephones
Antique Wall Phones
300 series Telephones
200 series Bakelite Phones
Many thanks for looking at our Antique Telephones website.