ATCA Latest News

Saturday, November 13, 2021

Added Harold Warp Pioneer Village Museum to the Resources Tab

Click here to see photos of the ATCA New England Regional Antique Telephone Show in Enfield, CT on Friday, October 8, 2021

Saturday, October 2, 2021

click here to read obituary of former ATCA member Paul R. Wiltfong who passed away 9/29/2021

Sunday, August 22, 2021

Uploaded PDF for WIRING BELL BLAKE TRANSMITTERS ON BELL 3-BOX SETS to the ATCA Library. Contributed by Walt Aydelotte, Victor New York.

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Uploaded the August newsletter to the Newsletter tab

Monday, August 9, 2021

Added August 7, 2021 meeting agenda/minutes. Added show photos to the Recent Telephone Shows page from National Show in Shipshewana

Friday, August 6, 2021

Updated President’s Message with Tom Herwer’s name. Updated Board of Directors with Wally Tubbs and Jason Burwell.

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Opened the show registration page for the New England Antique Telephone Show after some difficulties! Click on the EVENTS tab to view and register.

Friday, July 23, 2021
Read the obituary of Thomas Core #4784 of Walton, New York. Click here

Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Read the obituary for Norman Mulvey, #379 of Canton, Georgia. Click here

Added an advertisement from a Non-Member selling his telephones in Sandy, Oregon. Click here

Sunday, July 18, 2021

Added a telephone collection for sale by non-member in San Rafael, California in the Photo Forums/For Sale or Trade

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

Added Western Electric 2554-BM Schematic Master_200 to the Member Library. Contributed by Jeff Lamb #4466

Closed table registrations as SOLD OUT for 50th Anniversary Show. Please contact John Huckeby for availability.

Monday, June 28, 2021

Click HERE to view the FY 2020 audit report of the Antique Telephone Collector’s Association.

Sunday, June 20, 2021

Added Telephones & Parts advertisement to the Photo Forums/For Sale or Trade (by non-club member)

Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Added show info in the events tab for TCI Southern California Telephone Show (July 17, 2021) and TCI 20th Annual Northern California Telephone Show (November 6, 2021)

Saturday, May 29, 2021

Added photos to a non-member add in Houston, Texas Topic: Phone Booth, Pay Phone, Signs for sale in Houston, Texas area | Antique Telephone Collectors Association (

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Added show information for the ATCA New England Regional Telephone Show, Enfield, Connecticut on October 9, 2021. More details to follow in the EVENTS tab soon.

Saturday, May 22, 2021

Added seven schematics to the Member Library contributed by Jeff Lamb #4466, Kingston, Ontario Canada

Added documentation of the WE 20T Candlestick with WE 318A Ringer (Buzzer) Box on the Resources tab. Contributed by Rick Saint #1014, Cypress, Texas

Monday, May 17, 2021

Added an ad for a phone booth, payphone, various signs for sale by non-member from the Houston, Texas area. Find it in the Photo Forums under For Sale or Trade. Good Luck!

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Uploaded the board member packet with meeting agenda, financial report and membership report to the Meetings tab.

Saturday, May 15, 2021

Uploaded the May Newsletter. Click on the Newsletters tab to read.

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Updated the 50th Anniversary Show page with banner. EVENTS TAB. Updated home page with show picture.

Tuesday, May 7, 2021

Added show photos, captions and member reviews to the Recent Telephone Shows tab, California, KY Regional Show. Added show photos to the 50 Years of ATCA History page of the California, KY show.

Saturday, May 1, 2021

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of ATCA #637 George Valenzuela of Newport, Oregon. Obituary to follow in coming days.

Monday, April 19, 2021

Published video of the Duncan Covington #815 collection in Bryan, Texas

Sunday, April 11, 2021
Added the board meeting agenda and minutes under the meetings tab

Saturday, April 3, 2021

Added obituary of Kenneth J. Sims, ATCA #2382, of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away May 22, 2020

Friday, April 2, 2021

Added Pay Shield Instruction Card JPEG for printing in the Member Library under Coin Collectors. Submitted by Scotty Poling #51

Friday, March 26, 2021

Added photos of Dave Martin and Robert Breish to the 1979 Philadelphia Fall ATCA Show. Submitted by Robert Breish #385, NJ

Added photos of John LaRose receiving the 2020 Clarence A “Smitty” Smith award. Presented by Fred Mecke of Vermont

Sunday, March 21, 2021
Changed date for ATCA officer and board nominations from April 1 to May 1 at suggestion of nominations committee.

Monday, March 15, 2021

Added the March newsletter to the “Newsletters” tab

Sunday, March 14, 2021

Added the Board Meeting Packet to the “Meetings” tab

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Added a catalog to the Member Library “Billard’s Old Telephones and Parts catalog” 1978 192 MB