I remember this phone at my grandmother's house.  Every house had a phone like this when I was growing up.

I remember this phone at my grandmother's house. Every house had a phone like this when I was growing up.

who had a kitchen phone with a long cord? That long cord afforded you some privacy when talking on the phone with your friends.

who had a kitchen phone with a long cord? That long cord afforded you some privacy when talking on the phone with your friends.

Vintage Desk Telephone - Banana Yellow | Home Decor | American Telephone | Scoutmob Shoppe | Product Detail

Vintage Desk Telephone - Banana Yellow | Home Decor | American Telephone | Scoutmob Shoppe | Product Detail

This corded phone has a chic '60s silhouette. The push buttons update the rotary dial, while the gleaming copper hue mixes well with contemporary décor.

This corded phone has a chic '60s silhouette. The push buttons update the rotary dial, while the gleaming copper hue mixes well with contemporary décor.

Retro telephones - not so long ago these were so normal although it does feel like forever!

Retro telephones - not so long ago these were so normal although it does feel like forever!

Instructions for children using the telephone, 1950′s = give a child a dial phone today and see if they could figure out how to use it.

Instructions for children using the telephone, 1950′s = give a child a dial phone today and see if they could figure out how to use it.

The Classic "Candlestick" telephone, also known as the ‘Upright’ initially became popular during the early 1900s before the introduction of the one-piece handset. The first Candlestick phones were introduced when the magneto system was in use, which meant that the phone was connected to a large wooden box called a "subset" containing a battery, bell, and crank. "Is this the party to whom I am speaking?" ,>)

The Classic "Candlestick" telephone, also known as the ‘Upright’ initially became popular during the early 1900s before the introduction of the one-piece handset. The first Candlestick phones were introduced when the magneto system was in use, which meant that the phone was connected to a large wooden box called a "subset" containing a battery, bell, and crank. "Is this the party to whom I am speaking?" ,>)

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