Antique Phone

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Very good restoration job, well done.

-- CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!

That’s awesome. You should get it working. It looks to be NSA impenetrable. ;-)

-- Losing fingers since 1969

Great work on this Rick. It looks quite a bit like the one on my grandparents farm in Minnesota. I lived there during WWII and remember it well. When someone was on the line, all the neighbors could listen in if they wanted. No one had phone numbers, just a ring sequence, combinations like 2 short rings and one long ring for example. Brings back good memories.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway

I remember those. You have the receiver upside down and there is a missing part that you speak into. Looks great.

Here in PEI, we have only stopped using party lines in the last 15 years. And we still get door to door deliver for everything, milk, groceries, pharmacy, etc…. Their are still a few of these in the small grocery/ drug stores in the rural areas. This Island has only been joined to the mainland for a short time and look what we have now, Internet….

-- CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!

Very cool! Looks better than those things people talk into while walking or driving or shopping or eating or ……

-- woodworking classes, custom furniture maker

This is one my nephew brought to me to restore we did what we could

-- Rick Franks

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