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Mike Burdick
01-18-2013, 08:34 PM
It was just a matter of time...

Bell and Howell Retro Mobile Phone Handset

http://www.whateverworks.com/itemdy00.aspx?T1=K2506&srccode=NXCKC6&utm_source=google&utm_medium=comparison&utm_campaign=datafeed&gclid=CLn1-NCi87QCFQioPAodkzwAGg

Carld
01-18-2013, 10:22 PM
lol, I like that but it would be awkward to carry around. It would be handy at home or in the office or shop. Hmmmm :cool:

bborr01
01-18-2013, 11:12 PM
One Adam Twelve calling. That is seriously cool.

Brian

big job
01-19-2013, 06:26 AM
On the light side, my phone that im looking at now is a square rotary installed
in this house when my parents got married in 1940. It has survived the test
of time no digi readouts no batterys alway works god forbid a crook comes in
and i'll clock him with the receiver.

laddy
01-19-2013, 08:27 AM
where is the wooden booth with light and fan to fit around you?

vpt
01-19-2013, 08:38 AM
Nice! But isn't that bluetooth thingy more convenient?

Carld
01-19-2013, 09:42 AM
Yeah, but not as cool and eye catching in a crowd.

Duffy
01-19-2013, 11:11 AM
If you want to be cool in a crowd, maybe you should try talking to your shoe!:) It worked for Maxwell Smart.

Bob Fisher
01-19-2013, 01:05 PM
There is something to be sais about the old mechanical phones, I never had to replace one, or had any trouble with it. I have replaced several of the newer digital wireless phones in recent years. Not to mention having to replace batteries. I remember one rotary wall phone with a 25ft cord in particular. I guess you can call it "progress". Bob.

Mike Burdick
01-19-2013, 01:57 PM
The new cell phones can do just about anything one can imagine, but they do have one little problem... They have trouble taking or making PHONE CALLS!:(