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Retro & Antique Rotary Phone Sale:

Yes sale we now have available our very own Tone Dial adaptor selling at $129.00 or just $99.00 with a dial phone.


This means the old rotary phones from a bygone era can be brought back to life. I currently have for sale just 20 dial phones from the 60s and 70s all in really good condition and fully serviced.


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Antique & Retro Telephones - Pulse To Tones (DTMF) Converter

Pulse To Tones (DTMF) Converter:

Our Pulse to Tone converter Tone Dial is a simple adaptor that is connected between the rotary telephone and the telephone jack on the wall. It intercepts the rotary dial pulses from the telephone and translates them into DTMF tones that can be detected by your modem, ONT or analogue telephone adapter (ATA) it also works on fibre.


Tone dial $129.00.

Buy a dial phone and get the Tone Dial for only $99.00.

The price of most phones currently listed for sale includes the tone dial adaptor. Please pick the product you like and email us with inquiries or email your order to us. A link to our email is below....


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Antique & Retro Telephones - How It Works

The Rejuvenation Process:

I am an antique retro telephone dealer. I deal with collectible phones from the 1900s onwards. It is now 2021 landlines are being phased out. These old dial phones were never designed to operate on fiber or Wi-Fi. But I modify the telephones to work and also supply an adaptor to allow them to work with fibre and Wi-Fi!


How Much Does it Cost?

There is a rejuvenation process that these phones go through. Most dial phones have had a hard life and will be covered in 50 years of grime many will have paint spots, marks, and scratches dials will often need replacing cracks are common handpieces can be unhygienic.


Most dial phones have curly handset cords, these get really dirty and are very hard to clean this is time-consuming. As a dealer, I can not sell phones that are dirty and unhygienic. Often the phone leads have been cut off and will need to be replaced.


The Master Socket:

Dial phones of this era and even the retrofitted push-button phones are designed to require 3 wires to operate, modern modems have only two wires. Master sockets were required in houses, the master socket contained the capacitor required to make the phone ring, modern sockets and modems do not contain this capacitor for this reason most dial phones will not ring for incoming calls.


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Antique & Retro Telephones - The Rejuvenation Process

The Solution:

The telephones have to be internally modified and the capacitor required for ringing needs to be installed inside the telephone.


DTMF Dialing:

DTMF is an in-band signaling method using eight different frequencies transmitted in pairs. These tones are the beeps we hear when dialing. Tone dial from Antique Phones NZ a pulse-tone converter is an adaptor box which plugs into your socket then into the rotary dial phone this then converts the ‘ticks’ produced by the rotary dial to the ‘beeps’ produced by most keypad phones.


It’s a simple device that listens for the pulse clicks and converts them to DTMF tones.

Tone Dial:

We now have available our very own Tone Dial adaptor selling at $129.00 or just $99.00 with a dial phone.


Can I Dial Outside New Zealand?

Yes, but you will need a Tone Dial converter from Antique Phones NZ. Analog phones use a rotary dial, most New Zealand models are very similar on their own, these telephones would not work with modern telephone systems. The ‘pulse dial’ that it produces is not compatible with modern telephone equipment and ATA adaptors alike.


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