AT&T was: Re: IBM paraphernalia [was: something else...]

From: Scott Stevens <>
Date: Mon Feb 7 20:42:11 2005

On Mon, 7 Feb 2005 18:01:59 -0500 (EST)
William Donzelli <> wrote:

> > Hmmm... now that AT&T is being acquired by SBC, does anyone have
> > thoughts on what parts of their phone/computer gear is worth
> > collecting before it's too late?
> For most of the good stuff, it is too late. There are zillions of
> telephone collectors, but very, very few are interested in central
> office or longline equipment. A damn shame.
> Anyway, AT&T telephones, even the ones we trash today, will be
> collectable, just like all the ones before.

Except for my wife's cordless, I don't allow phone sets in the house
unless they're stamped 'Bell System Property, not for sale' on the

Most, if not all, phones thus marked were 'bought' by the consumer when
AT&T quit providing phones.

> William Donzelli
Received on Mon Feb 07 2005 - 20:42:11 GMT

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