Here for sale is a fantastic antique bakelite telephone. This fabulous telephone dates from the 1930s. It is embossed on the handset GPO PL39 No 164. These telephones were widely used in post offices in England and is a great piece of vintage history. This example has a great chrome dial which is stiff and is very much as found and untested. it comes with its original braided cord. Perfect to stage on a shelf or side to add interest and soul to an interior.


No cracks or chips to bakelite casing and handset. Shows signs of wear and tear as it is old and has been used, but only adds to its character. Great decorative item which would look fantastic in any home or business interior.

We are a family company and love sourcing unusual pieces which bring a burst of individual style to the most modern of interiors, creating interiors with soul!

Dimensions are approximate

21 cm base width, 17 cm base depth, 18 cm total height

Terms of sale

Please look at photos closely as they form part of the auction details.

Buyer pays postage on all returns and should be tracked with full insurance.


If it is a collect in person please arrange collection within 7 days from our Retrobarn in Flamstead, Hertfordshire. Viewing of items is welcome. The Retrobarn is open by appointment.

All items are packed using recycled cardboard and bubble wrap. Items are sent tracked, insured and signed for. 

If items has been damaged in transit, please contact us on the day of delivery and please take photos of the product and packaging, for insurance purposes.

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Antique 1930s Black Bakelite Rotary Dial Telephone GPO 164L Untested


    Retrobarn, Flamstead

    Hertfordshire. AL3 8DW

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