Hanging Telephone Index
These hanging indexes were placed
behind the mouthpieces of wooden
wall and candlestick telephones.
These 3 examples ( 2 cardboard
and one celluloid) allowed the
user to write down needed
telephone numbers and names
in an alphabetical file.
mfg. by Mayer Mfg.
Corporation of Chicago.
This hanging telephone number
index, made of metal with heavy
paper pages, clips on to the
side of a candlestick telephone.
This particular piece was also
anadvertising piece for
The Telephone Clip mfg. by the H.R.
Smith Co. Washington PA.
Device used to hold business cards
or small pieces of notepaper on
the lower section, and hold a pencil
in the clip on the shaft.
Positive Telephone Reminder
This advertising piece, held
in place by the mouthpiece,
was used to hold notes and
a wooden pencil.
The particular piece advertises
James Cleaning & Pressing Co.
This WE 20B candlestick is
also equipped with a
Burns Glass Mouthpiece.
This WE22 candlestick is equippedwith two attachments. On the top
of the faceplate is a
Telephone Number Card Holder
with a Bell System number card.
A Mouthpiece Cover made of
celluloid and advertising F.J. Miller
Furniture Maker and Undertaker
is clipped on to the front of the
The telephone number is 77W.
Bashlin Telephone Disinfector
mfg. by Tatem Mfg. Co.
This telephone mouthpiece
cover/disinfector attaches to the
front of the mouthpiece with
a small screw at the bottom.
The paper inserts were chemically
treated with germicidal properties,
and could be replaced when needed.
This Pencil Holder advertised the
“Saniphone Service” which came
and cleaned and sterilized
telephone instruments to protect
users from disease.
#1 Telephone Locking Device
mfg. Chas. C. Bielitz 50 Church St.
New York City.
This devise is used to “lock up”
an upright desk stand from use
by locking down the hookswitch
with a small padlock device.
This unique Number Card Holder is
attached to the perch bolt of an
upright desk telephone.
It has the same number ring clip,
paper insert, and clear protective
cover as would be used on any
of the Western Electric dials.
This candlestick is also shown with
a white porcelain mouthpiece.