Antique Telephone Advertisement

Here’s a wonderful antique telephone advertisement that came from a 1910 The Housekeeper magazine.

It would make a wonderful image transfer for a sign (just remember to reverse the image first), or it could be used as-is for decoupage (on laser jet paper, so the ink doesn’t smear).


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  1. Oh my, Angie, my grandfather worked for Bell for over 30 years. Thank you so much for sharing this logo…which for me is a homage to my grandfather. Cheers, Ardith

  2. Love this one. Thanks Angie.

  3. This is really cute! I like your idea of making a sign with it…you could maybe place it in the telephone/messages area of your house. Or anywhere, really! What a great conversation piece it would make!

  4. Thank you so much for sharing. My hubby is a bell man.

  5. Before I was even a thought … (when my MUCH older brothers were tiny) my mom worked as a switchboard operator for BELL, in our little Iowa town. You’re stirring up lots of good memories for us today, Angie. Thanks.
    Wishes to all for a wonderful weekend.

  6. Love this sign. Thanks for sharing it!

  7. September Whisenant says

    Many long years ago I worked for AT&T (aka Ma Bell) as an operator so naturally this image caught my eye and my fancy. I’m not sure yet what I will do with it but I’m definitely doing something!

  8. Absolutely love the sign and I have the perfect project to use it on .
    Thanks so much

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