JKL Museum of Telephony News and Updates

American Automatic Telephone Company Dial

We acquired a new addition to the JKL Museum Collection. Keith Cheshire acquired this rare for our telephone museum through Steve Flocke at a recent telephone show.
We are very happy to be able to add this dial to our collection of dials at the JKL Museum of Telephony.

Keith Cheshire hopes to provide us with more information about this very interesting dial and its use. He is currently doing some research regarding this dial and we hope to be able to give an update in the not too distant future.

Scroll down for a short video of this dial.

American Automatic Telephone Company Dial
American Automatic Telephone Company Dial

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Automatic Telephone Company Dial
American Automatic Telephone Company Dial

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to view this movie on YouTube.

Google Custom Search Option for the JKL Museum website

We’ve added a Google Custom Search option to the telephone museum’s website.

The Google Custom Search helps our  telephone museum’s website visitors find the information they’re looking for.

 

Google custom search option

 

 

 

 

Get your own Google Custom Search Option:

Go to https://cse.google.com/cse/ to create a Google Custom Search for your own site.

Google makes it very easy to setup your own Google custom search. Just login to https://cse.google.com/cse/ using your Gmail account and following the instructions. Please note that the free edition of Google CSE comes with ads, you can upgrade to Site Search with optional ads.

The SEEANDBEE Telephone at the JKL Museum

The SEEANDBEE Telephone at the JKL Museum

While working on the cataloging project at the JKL Museum, we discovered a small ships telephone made by Kellogg. The telephone is located in the telephone museum’s section for telephones made for use outside and or in hazardous locations or for the use on ships.

This little black telephone is made from sheet metal and fitted with a transmitter marked “STEAMER SEEANDBEE” and “KELLOGG” on the faceplate.  The receiver is secured with a nickel plated clamp to prevent it from falling.

The SEEANDBEE Telephone at the JKL Museum
The Seeandbee telephone

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