Phone of the Day: A Legacy Earpiece & Horn

So, how does one explain today’s phone of the day…Well, I’m not sure. A picture is worth a thousand words as they say, so I’ll let you decide what you think. It comes from a friend of mine who found it at an antique store and picked it up. Not sure if all of the phone is actually there or not but none the less, a true gem. You obviously listen in the ear piece and talk through the horn. I think at one time it might have had a rotary dial, however if it was pre-rotary dial, you’d simply pick up and be connected to the switchboard/operator…Wow, how times have changed: