Some links change, some links go away, some links don't work!
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The Bell System Memorial a very comprehensive web site and I suggest you order the CDs:
Telephone Collectors Sites: (Join them)
Old Telephones Part Source:
Another Telephone Parts Source is:
Telephone Cords (Cloth Too!)
Converting your rotary dial phone to a Tone Dial with memory: (and Pay Phone parts)
http://www.oldphoneworks.com Look for the “rotatone”
Doing your own telephone station wiring:
Telephone Schematics and Diagrams:
Information from Canada (US & Canadian Phones):
Text on Repair of Old Telephones:
Helpful hints on telephone repair, they will also do it for you. Look at the links.
General Tools and Modern Telephone Supplies:
Great on-line catalog.
Business accessories and special telephones. 48 VDC, 20 Hz, Power supply.
General electronic supplies, test leads, capacitors, relays, etc.
http://www.mpja.com (Recently added a cable tester/probe kit)
MPJA for general electronic supplies, test leads, capacitors, relays, etc.
LARGE catalog of all kinds of parts
Not as large as Mouser but a very good source
Another Page with hard to find information links
I like the page http://www.telephonetribute.com/signal_and_circuit_conditions.htm which has all the sounds, like old dial tone.
Old Catalogs and BSP’s (BSP is Bell System Practice)
Many scanned documents and catalogs. Also a page of internet links. Most complete collection of Pay Phone diagrams, courtesy of Jim Prather.
Kellogg Switchboard and Supply
LOTS of documents, well worth a visit (be sure and put a ream of paper in your printer before you visit!)
Telecom General Information: