TELEPHONE TOKENS
    Evidently telephone tokens started coming into use in the 1890s.  Their use spread around the world until the late 1990s, when they were replaced, apparently everywhere, by plastic cards.

BELARUS, 19mm brass, K-111, SUVYaZ', (c. 1992-95), die struck, VF $3.00
**Note: reference for post-Soviet phone tokens are 2 monographs by Kozhara ($15 per pair)**
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ITALY, 24mm bronze, Gettoni telefonici.  These were used from the 1950s to the 1990s.  For several decades they were valued at 50 lire, latterly the price rose.  They were made by several manufacturers with many series numbers.  Some of them are rare. Click here and search "ITALY" or "gettone" to find current stock.
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KAZAKSTAN, ALMATY, 18mm brass, K-311, phone / logo, (c. 1992-95), XF $8.00 sold
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LATVIA, RIGA, 20mm cadmium plated zinc, K-511.1, phone dial, LATTELEKOM, (c. 1993-95), XF $5.00
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LITHUANIA, VILNIUS, 20mm brass, K-512, a telephone, (c. 1992-93), spots, XF $4.00 sold
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MOLDOVA, 20 mm steel, K-612, MOLDOVA Mold TC, (c. 1992) crude, F $5.00 sold
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POLAND, 19mm brass, post horn, 1990 / "A,"  Unc $4.00.  Similar but larger "B" and "C" tokens were made for more time on the call. Click here and search "Poland" for them and for cheaper "A" tokens in lower grade.
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RUSSIA, TEKNESIS Co., 18mm cadmium plated steel, K-B1.1, ...GTS-1A / no legend, VF $4.50
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RUSSIA, BRIANSK, 19mm steel, K671, no legend, (c. 1992), XF $3.00
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RUSSIA, CHELYABINSK, 18mm brass,  K-7482, ChGTS, (c. 1992-95), spots, VF $5.00
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RUSSIA, IVANOVO, 19mm brass, K-nl (7142 series), double headed eagle, (c. 1994?), XF $9.00 sold
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RUSSIA, KRASNODAR, 19mm steel, K-7201, TG, (c. 1992-94), VF $9.00 sold
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RUSSIA, KRASNODAR, 19mm chromium plated steel, K-7201v, TG, (c. 1992-94), bit of rust, VF $9.00 sold
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RUSSIA, MAGNITOGORSK, 18mm cadmium plated steel, K-7232.1, M-SK 007, (c. 1992-94), VF $9.00 sold
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RUSSIA, MOSCOW, 20mm brown plastic, K-7251, MGTS TAKSOFON, (1992), AU $3.50
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RUSSIA, ORENBURG, 18mm cadmium plated steel-18, K-7301.1, ... 250 LET, 250th anniversary of city (1985), stains, VF $36.00
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RUSSIA, ST. PETERSBURG, 19mm brass, K-6513, 1992, XF $3.00
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RUSSIA, SMOLENSK, 20mm cadmium plated steel, K-6541, MTS, (c. 1992-94), VF $5.00
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RUSSIA, TIUMEN, 15 kopek coin with 2 milled grooves, K-7441, (also Moscow K-6371), (c. 1989-92), VF $22.00
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RUSSIA, TUAPSE, 15 kopek 19xx with groove milled out, K-6601, (c. 1989-92), F $21.00
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RUSSIA, VOLGOGRAD, 20mm copper, K-681, triangle logo, ZV'YaZOK, (c. 1992), XF $4.00
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RUSSIA, VOLGOGRAD, 20mm copper, K-682, round logo, ZV'YaZOK, (c. 1992), scratches, VF $6.50 sold
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RUSSIA, VOLGOGRAD, 20mm copper, K-683, no logo, ZV'YaZOK, (c. 1992), VF 6.50
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RUSSIA, VOLGOGRAD, 20mm copper, K-685, triangle logo, MTZ, round logo, (c. 1992), VF $9.50 sold
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RUSSIA, VOLGOGRAD, 18mm cadmium plated steel, K-751, no legend, (c. 1989-92), VF $3.00
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RUSSIA, VOLKHOV, 19mm brass, K-6101.1, logo, (c. 1992-94), XF $13.00 sold
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RUSSIA, VORKUTA, 18mm brass, K-781.1, telephone, Leningrad mint logo / GTS, I assume it was made at the mint (c. 1991-93), XF $27.00
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RUSSIA, YOSHKAR-OLA, 18mm steel, K-7151, IGTS, (c. 1992-94), VF $15.00
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UKRAINE, KRIM, 20mm white metal, K-821, MTA, KR'IM, XF $3.00
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USA, CALIFORNIA, San Francisco, 21mm brass, no date (before 1894), ...RING UP KLINKNER ... / blank, upset edge, Kappen-SF1357, spots, F $6.50 sold
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