Personal Payphone

Personal Payphone

The Personal Payphone is a real commercial payphone converted for home use. Now you can own your own piece of Americana.

Score: 5.00 (votes: 5)
Reviews: 5
G-TEL Enterprises, Inc.
  • $279.00
In stock(9367 items available)

The Personal Payphone is a real commercial payphone converted for home use. Now you can own your own piece of Americana. Have you ever used a payphone and thought to yourself, " That would be a great novelty idea for the pool room, family room, or office. What a conversation piece". is now offering a limited supply of refurbished commercial payphones for sale to the general public. These collectible quality pieces of American history and memorabilia can be yours for far less than you might expect.  

Photos are for example purposes only, some features of the actual phone may differ (ie. vault door may be black instead of chrome; instructions card plates may vary in color and design) Some phones may contain a volume control button, which is non-functional

Refurbished condition phones are actual payphones that were pulled from service and then go through a refurbishing process.  They either had paint in very good condition already or go through a repainting process.  The chrome parts are either like-new or re-finished.  The phones are fully tested and in overall very good cosmetic shape.  The condition will vary slightly from one phone to another. 

Used condition phones are actual payphones pulled from service, they have been cleaned and thoroughly tested but are NOT repainted and the chrome parts are not typically refinished or replaced.  Used phones may have significant signs of wear and the condition will vary from one phone to another.  




  • Connects to existing wall jacks - requires an analog dial tone to operate.
  • Converted for home use.
  • Works like a normal phone.
  • Ready to accept coins if you wish.
  • Refurbished to working condition.
  • Can be converted to a wall safe with the addition of locks. Securely store your valuables with the addition of the optional lock and key sets.
  • These are real payphones built for and used by real telephone companies. Some phones have stampings or engravings of various telephone company names and/or logos.
  • Refurbished and Used phones may come with black or chrome vault doors, based on availability and at our discretion.  New chrome Verizon vault doors are available for either type (see vault door option).

Includes: T-Key, display cards, phone line, coupler, four 1/4 x 20 mounting screws, 1/4 x 20 mounting studs

Add a phone sign for an authentic payphone setup Click here for available phone signs.

Western locks are sold as an optional add-on.

These are the real deal. Maybe your phone was from the corner of Main Street in a "Small-town, USA" or from the International terminal of JFK Airport. Get your easy-to-install personal payphone before they are all gone.
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    • SKU
    • Weight
      50 lbs
    • Dimensions (L x W x H)
      24 x 10 x 10 inches
  • Condition
    Refurbished, Used
  • Handset Options
    Black 52” Std. Carbon, Black 32” Std. Carbon, Yellow 52” Std. Carbon, Red 32” Std. Carbon
  • Locks
    None, Upper and Lower
  • Vault Door Option
    Default, standard door, New Verizon Logo, SS door
  • Mounting Option?
    No, Mounting Backplate
  • Extra fields
    • Warranty
      1 year
    • Dimensions
      6"L x 7.5"W x 21"H
    • Lead Time
      Usually ships 5 to 7 business days
    • Manufacturer
    • Product Type
      For The Game Room
    • Google Product Category
      Electronics > Communications > Telephony > Corded Phones
    • MPN
  • Manufacturers
    • Manufacturer
      G-TEL Enterprises, Inc.

Product questions

  • Cain
    Aug 30, 2023, 10:26

    As for the Handset option, is the 32” the length of the cord?

    Aug 30, 2023, 10:42

    Yes, That would be the length of the armored cord of the handset

  • Cain
    Aug 28, 2023, 14:29

    What is the difference between this model, the elcotel Series-5, and the Protel 7000?

    Aug 28, 2023, 15:44

    The personal payphone can only make calls and receive calls. The other phones are fully functioning payphones that charge for calls and have time limits.

  • Jonathan Koziol
    May 30, 2023, 10:47

    If I choose the "Mounting Backplate" option for +$34.99 with this model, does that include the mounting hardware as well? I know there is a separate store item for mounting backplate for 24.99 that does NOT include the mounting hardware, so I was wondering if this one does for the difference in price.

    May 31, 2023, 10:24

    When purchasing any of our payphones the mounting hardware is included.

  • Jonathan Koziol
    May 26, 2023, 04:38

    Does the unit require its own power supply to work or will it function and ring with simply the phone cable attached?

    May 26, 2023, 17:42

    A standard phone line would power the phone. Some VOIP lines do not have sufficient power to ring the 60V bells but will still function for incoming and outgoing calls.

  • Jonathan Koziol
    May 25, 2023, 04:13

    I have been looking at the Personal Payphone on your products page as a functional decorative for my home Arcade. I just wanted to know if the Personal Payphone product is already converted and ready to be hooked up to an active RJ11 phone line without need for the conversion kit. Also, what does the ringer sound like? Is it a standard old phone ringer or is it one you guys refurb it with? Is there a sample video or anything out there? Thanks

    May 25, 2023, 10:36

    The Personal Payphone is already converted and ready for home use. It does have an RJ-11 plug inside for a standard phone line service. The phone has bells for the ringers and will sound like a classic phone.

Customer reviews
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5.00(Votes: 5)
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  • Mar 6, 2023, 12:00
    One of the best companies ever delt with product was perfect great customer service
    Oct 1, 2023, 08:29
    **Thank you Larry. It was our pleasure speaking and assisting you as well. We are glad you are part of the G-Tel Family****
  • Jan 19, 2023, 12:00
    Bought a pay phone for a gift. The large selection on your website was what caught my attention. Prices were very reasonable, and offered specific choices( locks etc.) that certainly enhanced the buying experience. delivery was within the week, very pleased with the phone.
    Oct 1, 2023, 08:29
    **thank you for the awesome review and making us a part of your gift giving experience.
  • Sep 6, 2022, 12:00
    I love my personal payphone! I’ve wanted one since I was a little kid and I was finally able to get one thanks to! Thank you for your wonderful review. Locks are available for personal payphones not sure why you opted not to receive them on your order. Please feel free to reach out to us always!!!!
    Oct 1, 2023, 08:29
    About as easy as mobile ordering from Chick-fil-A! Customer service was very helpful and they know that they are doing. It’s kinda crazy that is pretty much the only way to get a payphone that works in as good of a condition where you get the most bang for your buck. Ordering and shipping was fast and I received mine within about a week and a half.
  • Apr 18, 2022, 12:00
    Such a great payphone, I absolutely love it. Everyone that comes into my and sees it the first thing they say is, “is that a payphone?” I’m like yes it is. Great phone, great costumer service. Thanks so much! I will be back.
    Oct 1, 2023, 08:29
    **We are pleased if you are pleased, We love to hear your feedback and yes we welcome your orders. Thanks again for the great review****
  • May 28, 2021, 12:00
    Works great, looks great, buy boy is this thing heavy. Be sure to get the t-bar to go with it, so you can open it up, which you'll need to do to get at the wiring to hook it up. Not a lot of instructions with it, but good customer service from the Tech.
    Oct 1, 2023, 08:29
    A great conversation starter. Also doubles as a piggy bank (be sure to get the t-bar if you want to use it that way.). Very solid and durable (as you would expect for a real payphone.)

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