Telephone: Ringers
Ring Down Tie Line Unit
(TEL) 461AW
Western Electric ring down tie line unit. Private line, manually signaling ringdown. 1A2 Western Electric and Bell Systems. 18 contacts, 1 unit need at each end.
  • Mfg. P/N: 461AWCC102-484-532
  • Alt. P/N: SD-69559-01
  • NSN: 5805-01-028-1052
$20 each
Telephone Ringer
(TEL) AR037293
C4A old fashioned bell ringer has adjustable loudness as detailed by changing gap between bells. 4 wires from coil. Military nomenclature describes coil as "biased". Will not wire directly to telephone jack. We suggest only experienced phone junkies attempt hook up. New in mil-packed foil bags.
$12 each - $10 (3+)
Western Electric
Remote Ringer
(TEL) R1A-50
Western Electric remote ringer. Complete with 4 pin XLR and 54 foot cable. Western Electric quality built to last outdoor enclosure. Comes with mounting plate. 8" x 5-1/2" x 2-1/2" high. (Ringer: R1A EIW soft).
*** SOLD OUT ***
Ringer Touch-Tone
Remote Dialer
Front Back
(TEL) GB30297
Allen Telephone Products, Inc. Mount in electrical box or flush on wall. Black. 8" high x 7" wide x 3-1/2" deep. NSN: 5805-01-132-0176.
$35 each
Telephone Ringer
(TEL) NE687A35
Northern Telecom remote ringer for the shop / garage or any remote location that you want to ring only. Good old fashioned bells. Hard wires to the terminal strip. Adjustable volume. 5-1/4" x 6-1/2" x 2-1/2".
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Ringing Generator
20 Hz
(TEL) TA182/U
Kellogg Switchboard & Supply of Chicago 20 Hz vibrator type ringing generator made in 1953 and stored safely away in a government warehouse until we bought them. What a find.

110 vdc input generates a 65v, 20 cycle, 50ma signal that will ring any telephone. Naturally this is a vibrating inverter style. 2" x 2-7/8"H x 3-3/8"W. Four corner mounting studs. Four insulated I/O terminals on bottom. Hermetically sealed.

Make your own telephone company. Great kids project. 110vdc input easily made by rectifying AC, add a filter cap and go.
$9 each - $6 (6+), $4 (25+), $3 (100+)
Ringing Generator
(TEL) SMD1893750
Believe it or not, this TA-1 handheld ringer generator is a spare part for Patriot and Howitzer Missle Systems. So states the military nomenclature. 1990's vintage. May be hand charger for bomb detonator in which case a capacitor is charged with a few cranks, enough voltage for the blast cap.

Push on the spring loaded arm and enough voltage is created to ring a telephone for a second or two. In the top image you can see the magneto, sandwiched in ferrite / laminated core, centered between two coils.
$49 each - $45 (3+), $41 (25+), $39 (100+)