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Collecting the World’s Rarest Telephones

Collecting the World’s Rarest Telephones By Peter D’Acosta It’s been called the most valuable patent ever issued. U.S. patent # 174,465 was issued to Alexander Graham Bell on March 7, 1876, for his invention of the telephone. In 1976, exactly 100 years later, AT&T, parent of Bell Telephone, stood as the richest company on earth. […]