The Old Telephone Company,  Essex, England
Established in 1986
Exclusively old telephones and parts for 25 years
I have personally restored and sold over 3000 old telephones

 Click here to go to British 300 1930's to1960's Ring back memories with Up Home Page    an old Bakelite telephone Click here to go to British Candlestick 1900's to 1930's       

For Spare Parts Click Here                            For Repairs and Conversions Click Here


Contact        How to find me

All telephones are available to buy by mail order
15 post and packing to all parts of the UK.
Smaller parts post and packing is from 3.50 to UK only
You can collect from my shop at weekends by arrangement


Candlestick Spares
200 Spares
300 Spares
700 Series Spares
Belgian Spares
Wallphones Spares
Bellsets and Spares
Other Spares
Compact and Silver Jubilee Spares
Dial types
Cords, Cables
Bakelite Spares
Microphones and receivers
Wiring Accessories





Your case and base, stripped and powder coated gloss black



Replacement mint condition black cloth covered receiver cord.


Replacement mint condition brown cloth covered receiver cord.


Replacement mint condition Black 3 core cloth covered cord (Telephone to bell set)



Microphone carbon type (Not for Solid back No 1)


No 1 solid back mouthpiece cone, reproduction


Good reproduction ear cap


No 12 receiver diaphragm Used in the original Bell receiver. Replacement if yours is missing, rusty or bent




Coil No 21
 New old stock Can be used to replace the long coil in a No 25 and 31  bell set.

Ideal if you are restoring a No 1 wood bell set and need a coil to replace a missing or faulty No 14 or 18 coil. You will need to make a suitable adaptor to mount it. A small rectangle of thin plywood or aluminium should do the trick.

20.00 each  Last few


Special Terminal Nuts and washers. 3BA size, 4BA thread. These fit the terminal blocks inside the types 2, 4, 150 and 154 candlestick  telephones

10 pairs of nuts and washers for 1



Click to see a large image of Type 26 bellset

Bell set 31

Can be used with the candlestick telephone

Click here for more details



Click to see a large image of Type 26 bellsetBell Set 25
Designed for the candlestick telephone
Click here for more details



Click to see a large image of Bellset 64dPeriod bell set type 64d with plain black bells. The design and use of these bell sets date from the 1930's. New old stock in mint condition at least 30 years old.
Makes an ideal economical
bell to accompany a candlestick telephone that has already been converted. Loud "period" ring unlike the miniature bells sometimes fitted to these telephones. Converted and fitted with a 3 metre (10ft) cord and BT plug ready to go.

Post and Packing 9

Click to see a large image of Bellset 64dPeriod bell set type 64d with polished brass bells New old stock, in mint condition at least 30 years old. Same as above but with polished brass gongs.
Available with a black, ivory, green, blue or maroon case.


Post and Packing 9


Click to see a large image of Type 26 bellset

Bell set 26

For more information and Special Offer for No 26 bell set Click here Graded Stock
This is the bell set which was originally supplied with the 200 series. It can be fitted under the telephone.

It can be used with a candlestick telephone that has already been converted.

While Stocks Last
From 30



Bell gongs polished brass for wooden bell sets

9.50 each

Bell mechanism (unused) for bell set 25. Less gongs


DIALS, and PARTS Click Here


I have workshop facilities at Battlesbridge and stock some spares in the shop. Spares in the shop are only available "over the counter" when I am in attendance. See below.

  • Spares are available by mail order. For most small parts, post and packing is 3.00 1st class to UK only.
  • Payment for mail order spares is by credit/debit card only.

Most spares are second-hand and vary in quality from "as seen" to "reconditioned".

"Reconditioned" means a part which has been overhauled to working condition. It does not necessarily  mean overhauled to new condition.

All spares are subject to availability. Please enquire about any parts not listed, as I may have them.

I endeavour to keep to the above prices, but they are liable to change without notice


Click here to visit the Battlesbridge Antiques centre website

Click here to see the Battlesbridge Antiques Centre web site

[ Candlestick Spares ] 200 Spares ] 300 Spares ] 700 Series Spares ] Belgian Spares ] Wallphones Spares ] Bellsets and Spares ] Other Spares ] Compact and Silver Jubilee Spares ] Dial types ] Dials ] Cords, Cables ] Bakelite Spares ] Microphones and receivers ] Wiring Accessories ]
Credit/Debit Cards are the preferred method of payment. I no longer accept cheques.

If you wish to place an order, or have an enquiry, please read all below.

Please call me (Gavin Payne) by telephone if you wish to place an order for a telephone, spare parts, or have an enquiry.  I can usually be reached 9.00am to 5.45pm any day, including weekends. Calls in the evening are not appreciated and could make me very grumpy. The number is 01245 400601.

I am in the shop most Saturday and Sunday mornings between 10.00 and 12.00. These are the only times I am in the shop for the sale of spare parts, conversions and repairs.  Conversions and repairs can often be carried out while you wait.

If you have a telephone that you want to know more about, or have it repaired or converted, please have it right next to you when you call. Please also have a selection of small flat bladed screwdrivers to hand.
 I do not give advice for DIY repairs or conversions or valuations of any kind over the telephone or by email. Please bring the telephone to my shop for assessment, but always call me first before bringing it in.

Emails to or copy and paste into your email programme or app .

By post to The Old Telephone Company, The Old Granary, Battlesbridge Antiques Centre,
 Battlesbridge, Essex SS11 7RE.

The Old Telephone Company respects your privacy, and will not divulge any information about you to a third party.
Copyright 1996 to 2013 by The Old Telephone Company