Sunday, January 22, 2017

Private Collection: Qwest Artifacts

Qwest was a telecommunications company that started out as one of the many Bell companies in the United States. Eventually becoming Northwestern Bell. Northwestern Bell was purchased and merged with USWest which was eventually purchased and merged to become Qwest. Qwest ha since been acquired by another telecommunications company.

These artifacts were given to an employee who worked at one of the Qwest facilities in NW Iowa.














Previous articles in the series:
Private Collection: Lincoln-Kennedy Penny
Private Collection: 1975 Iowa State Fair Snoopy Souvenir
Private Collection: Iowa State Capitol Building Copper Roof Material
Private Collection: Drafting Board
Private Collection: Baking Pans
Private Collection: Solar Milk Can
Private Collection: Oil Can
Private Collection: Vintage Water Can
Private Collection: Vintage/Antique Hand Wood Planes
Private Collection: Vintage/Antique Hand Drills
Private Collection: Vintage/Antique Rugol Coping Saw
Private Collection: Vintage/Antique Mitre Box Saw
Private Collection: 1930's to 1940's Marlin Firearms Ranger .22 Caliber Model 36 s-l-lr Rifle
Private Collection: Nash 1960's Nash Sidewalk Surfboard
Private Collection: Norge Wringer/Press Machine
Private Collection: Hiawatha Bicycle Chain Guard
Private Collection: Antique Tool
Private Collection: Aladdin's Castle Token Container's
Private Collection: Aladdin's Castle Token Wrist Pouches
Private Collection: The Automatic Recording Safe Company, LaSalle State Bank, Savings Bank
Private Collection: 1950's Stanhome Ashtray
Private Collection: Vintage Grooming Kit
Private Collection: Matchbook, Life Insurance Policy
Private Collection: Matchbook, Eureka Saving's and Loa
Private Collection: Matchbook, POW's & MIA's
Private Collection: Matchbook, Hildenbrand's Truck Plaza
Private Collection: Matchbook, Old Timepieces
Private Collection: Matchbook, Peru Motor Company
Private Collection: Burger King Happy Meal Frisbee
Private Collection: 1920's to 1930's Catcher Mitt
Private Collection: Garden Shears
Private Collection: Fleming Bottle & Jug Cutter Kit
Private Collection: 1979 Iowa License Plate
Private Collection: Chamber's Co Belt Buckle
Private Collection: Imperial Hatchet
Private Collection: Tri-Clover Wrench
Private Collection: Kearney Squeezon
Private Collection: First Baseman's Mitt
Private Collection: Matchbook, Kentucky Fried Chicken
Private Collection: Matchbook, Tri-City Hardware
Private Collection: Matchbook, Army & Air Force Exchange Service
Private Collection: Matchbook, First Savings and Loan
Private Collection: Matchbook, True Cigarettes
Private Collection: Matchbook, Decker's Hump Hill's Shoat Rings
Private Collection: New/Old Stock, Eagle Nail It Insulated Staples
Private Collection: New/Old Stock, New/Old Stock, Skotch Wood Joiners
Private Collection: Girl's Roller Skates with Case
Private Collection: Receipts, Piggly Wiggly
Private Collection: Receipts, La Salle Super Market
Private Collection: 1970's/1980's Toy Cap Gun
Private Collection: 1960's The "White Christmas" Tree Stand
Private Collection: Key, W. A. Young, Inc.
Private Collection: Ceramic, Black Steam Locomotive Bookends
Private Collection: 1960's to 1980's Toy Cap Gun
Private Collection: Blank Park Zoo Night Eyes '91 Pin
Private Collection: Des Moines YMCA KODA Day Camp Bag
Private Collection: Tomy Mini Arcade Cosmic Clash Game
Private Collection: Growler, Henry McKenna Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey
Private Collection: Keys, Detex Watchclock Corporation
Private Collection: Watch, Westclox Scepter Shock Resistant Pocket Watch
Private Collection: Lighter, Champ, Austria
Private Collection: Norton Sharpening Stone Box
Private Collection: Private Collection: William J. Burns Detective Agency Business Card
Private Collection: Starrett Micrometer
Private Collection: French Customs Stamp/Label
Private Collection: 20 cent Postage Stamps
Private Collection: 4 cent and 4 1/2 cent Postage Stamps
Private Collection: 10 cent Postage Stamps
Private Collection: 5 cent Postage Stamps
Private Collection: 2 1/2 cent Postage Stamps
Private Collection: 40 cent Postage Stamp
Private Collection: 1/2 cent and 1 cent Postage Stamps
Private Collection: 15 cent Postage Stamps
Private Collection: 6 cent Postage Stamp
Private Collection: 3 cent Postage Stamps
Private Collection: 8 cent Postage Stamps
Private Collection: 9 cent Postage Stamps
Private Collection: Clark Super 100 Stamps
Private Collection: Drafting Compass
Private Collection: Pickett All Metal Slide Rule
Private Collection: Pin Collection, Sioux City Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Undated
Private Collection: Pin Collection, Sioux City Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 2014
Private Collection: Pin Collection, Sioux City Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 2015
Private Collection: Pin Collection, Sioux City Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, 2016
Private Collection: Hiking Staff Medallions, Iowa
Private Collection: Hiking Staff Medallions, Starved Rock State Park
Private Collection: Hiking Staff Medallions, Michigan, Tahquamenon Falls State Park, 2011
Private Collection: Hiking Staff Medallions, Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery
Private Collection: Hiking Staff Medallions, South Dakota, Black Elk
Private Collection: Hiking Staff Medallions, South Dakota, Mount Rushmore National Monument
Private Collection: Hiking Staff Medallions, Arkansas, Pea Ridge National Military Park
Private Collection: Hiking Staff Medallions, USA
Private Collection: Hiking Staff Medallions, South Dakota, Badlands National Park
Private Collection: Hiking Staff Medallions, Arkansas, War Eagle Mill
Private Collection, Hiking Staff Medallions, Wyoming, Devil's Tower National Monument
Private Collection: Hiking Staff Medallions, South Dakota, Crazy Horse Memorial
Private Collection: 1980's/1990's McDonalds Employee Handbook
Private Collection: Toy/Trick Handcuffs
Private Collection: Topps 1984 Edition Baseball Sticker Yearbook
Private Collection: Topps 1985 Edition Baseball Sticker Yearbook
Private Collection: Illustrated Wildlife Treasury Card Box