Rikstelefon Phone Booths

A few old Rikstelefon phone booths can still be found in Stockholm.

Rikstelefon was a brand of Televerket, which was a Swedish government agency responsible for telecommunications from 1853 to 1993. Other traces of this company can be found around Stockholm on manhole covers and markers.

Rikstelefon means that the telephone could connect between cities (i.e., long-distance).

These last two are located in Stockholm’s open-air museum:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.