White) that replaced the Blake transmitter in 1890.
Strowger dials are not compatible with modern phone systems nor Bluetooth gateways (but the phones can still be used to receive calls). While still requiring a separate ringer box, this model finally brought dial service to the Bell system.
Some retailers refer to this model as the "Lucy phone" because it was used on the set of the popular TV sitcom I Love Lucy.
Here are some companies and individuals that sell antique telephones with modular plug upgrades (usable with modern phone jacks and equipment).
Many of the earlier models shown here can be difficult to find for sale (and are often quite expensive), but models made during the 1900s are easier to find. tab above, and on the retail sites I have linked at the bottom of this page.
You will find many more models by visiting the links within the History, Collecting & D. Skip to retail links Bell Telephone Company / Charles Williams, Jr. The Boston firm of Charles Williams, Jr., where Alexander Graham Bell had initiated his development of the telephone, became his first exclusive phone manufacturer.