Below is an overview of the 86 models I have collected so far (February 2024). I tried to sort them a bit logically so there is a good, and also aesthetic, overview. A few years ago I bought this nice display cabinet. Everything still fits, but it is getting tight now.

Hereunder is a description per shelf from left to right. Just to provide a bit more detail on the individual models. There is a link to a post if there is some interesting information on that particular model.

Shelf 1 – Green and Blue

  1. Accent Green (Old Case)
  2. Accent Green (Flat)
  3. Crystal Mint (Old Case)
  4. Crystal Mint (Flat)
  5. Crystal Mint (Touch Tone)
  6. Crystal Mint
  7. Chartreuse (Old Case making my set of 18 Old Cases complete)
  8. Chartreuse (Flat)
  9. Aqua Mist (Old Case)
  10. Aqua Mist (Flat, NE manual)
  11. Aqua Mist (Touch Tone)
  12. Aqua Mist
  13. Nordic Blue (Old Case)
  14. Nordic Blue (Flat)
  15. Wedgewood (Old Case)
  16. Wedgewood (Touch Tone)
  17. Wedgewood (Arabic dial)

Shelf 2 – Brown, Transparent and other dark colors

  1. Sahara (Old Case)
  2. Sahara (Flat)
  3. Sahara (Touch Tone)
  4. Sahara
  5. Sandalwood (Old Case)
  6. Sandalwood (Flat)
  7. Sandalwood (Touch Tone)
  8. Sandalwood
  9. Transparent (Flat)
  10. Transparent (Touch Tone)
  11. Brown (Touch Tone, CEAC painted)
  12. Brown (North Electric)
  13. Brown (CEAC painted)
  14. PTT Brown
  15. Charcoal (Old Case)
  16. Royal Dubonnet (Old Case)
  17. Royal Dubonnet (Flat)

Shelf 3 – Orange, Red and Pink

  1. Orange BPO
  2. Mandarin Red (Old Case)
  3. Mandarin Red (Flat)
  4. Mandarin Red (Touch Tone)
  5. Mandarin Red ( Oslo, Norway dial)
  6. PTT Red
  7. Dusty Rose (Old Case)
  8. Dusty Rose (Flat) 
  9. Princess Pink (Old Case)
  10. Princess Pink (Flat)
  11. Princess Pink
  12. Petal Pink (Flat)
  13. Petal Pink (Touch Tone)
  14. Petal Pink
  15. Riviera (Old Case)
  16. Riviera (Flat)

Shelf 4 – Yellow, White and Gray

  1. Golden Glow (Old Case)
  2. Golden Glow (Flat)
  3. Golden Glow
  4. Harvest Gold
  5. Candle Glow (Old Case)
  6. Candle Glow (Flat North Electric Candle Glow)
  7. Candle Glow (Touch Tone)
  8. Candle Glow (LME manual)
  9. Taj Mahal (Old Case)
  10. Taj Mahal (Flat)
  11. Taj Mahal (Touch Tone)
  12. Taj Mahal
  13. PTT White
  14. Persian Gray (Old Case)
  15. Persian Gray (Flat)
  16. Persian Gray

Shelf 5 – Everything else

This shelf is a bit messy as it hosts various models. I had to put them somewhere in this display cabinet. 🙂

  1. Golden Glow (→ PBX back button)
  2. Persian Gray (→ PBX side button)
  3. Green Leather (→ Crystal Mint shell)
  4. Chrome Plate (my 50th Ericofon, silver is gold 😉 )
  5. Aztec Gold Plate (Flat)
  6. Aztec Gold Plate (actually this is a modified Touch Tone shell with a rotary chassis)
  7. Gold Plate (Flat)
  8. Gold Plate

Back row on the right: The Nichco Metallic painted series

  1. Metallic Gold
  2. Metallic Brown (Flat)
  3. Metallic Gray (Flat)
  4. Metallic Green
  5. Metallic Orange
  6. Metallic Blue (Flat)

Front row on the right: The 700 models

  1. Gold Centenary edition
  2. Brown
  3. White (11 button version, RJ11)
  4. Green
  5. Orange (11 button version, RJ11)
  6. Blue

12 thoughts on “Collection

  1. Thor Krafft

    Very nice collection. I am also a collector but I don’t have a collection as nice as yours.


    1. admin Post author

      Thank you for the compliment. Yes, some colors are still missing, these are typical colors made made for the US market and very rare. The good thing is that there will always be a reason to keep collecting. 🙂

    1. admin Post author

      Thank you. At this moment the interesting models are harder to get. But that is also part of the fun.

  2. Mike

    Hi, I started collecting Cobras last year. I don’t have many as you. You have a great collection! Anyway I just came across two lots of X10 phones (Manual Service or CB model) one in dark blue, I believe you call it wedgwood blue. They are first body tall ones and inside they have the earphone connects to contacts on body. Two weeks later I found another lot of X9 (Manual Service or CB model) in Ivory color I believe you call them Candle Glow also first tall body. Anyway both lots I was told belonged to a Hotel from the 5o’s or 60’s. I am writing this to you because I read in one of your sections I think (January 2016) that you are not sure if long bodies came with CB plate.


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