Phone of the Day: Nortel M2006 Digital Telephone Shedd Aquarium Chicago, IL

Phone of the Day: Nortel M2006 Digital Telephone Shedd Aquarium Chicago, IL
Today’s phone is a the main entry to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago, IL.  Unfortunately the phone is a bit yellowed, the original color is more of a ash/white color.  If their telephone vendor only knew that they could get a replacement phone for peanuts, say in black color, and it would look like a ...

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7911 IP Phone H&M Style

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7911 IP Phone H&M Style
Today’s phone was spotted 2 weeks ago on a hot steamy Lafayette, IN afternoon at H&M at Tippecanoe Mall!  Yes an H&M in Lafayette, Indiana.  It’s the last place I would have expected to see an ultra modern Euro store, considering about 1 mile east of the mall are farm fields, Tractor Supply Company and ...

Phone of the Day: Stormcloud Brewing and Nortel i2004 NTDU92 POE IP Phone

Phone of the Day: Stormcloud Brewing and Nortel i2004 NTDU92 POE IP Phone
Hello from Northern Michigan and the town of Frankfort! I have been vacationing in this wonderful little town along with it’s counterpart Elberta, MI for the last 7 years now.  I stay at the Wayfarer Lodgings which wonderful Mike and Iris Jones own and maintain.  http://www.wayfarerlodgings.com/ I was so excited to hear a new brewery ...

Phone of the Day: Red Cortelco Bell System style Intercom Phone Meijer Store

Phone of the Day: Red Cortelco Bell System style Intercom Phone Meijer Store
This hotline red phone was spotted at a brand new Meijer store in Portage, IN.  It’s for customer use to call for help in finding an item.  On the other side is standard phone connected to their Avaya PBX, but they obviously don’t want you on their phone system. 

Phone of the Day: Vertical Communications Edge 700 24 Button IP Phone

Phone of the Day: Vertical Communications Edge 700 24 Button IP Phone
Spotted at the competition, here is an IP set found on the counter of most CVS Pharmacies in the USA. Like most large retailers in the USA, CVS was a large Nortel client.  While many retailers such as Safeway, Walgreens and TJX Companies have retained their Nortel sets, CVS decided 10 years ago to scrap ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 J. Crew Eaton Centre Toronto Ontario

Phone of the Day: Nortel T7208 J. Crew Eaton Centre Toronto Ontario
Today’s phone comes from an American retailer who has set their roots in Canada. The attached photo of the Nortel T7208 digital set is most likely connected to a MICS, CICS, or BCM switch.  J. Crew has been a huge Nortel client through the years?  How do I know?  I remember when I was 15 ...

Phone of the Day: Nortel M3902 Taurus Digital Telephone (Hudson’s Bay Toronto)

Phone of the Day: Nortel M3902 Taurus Digital Telephone (Hudson's Bay Toronto)
Today’s phone was spotted on a trip to Toronto this past weekend.  I found this phone located at the flagship Hudson’s Bay Department Store located in the heart of Toronto at Queen and Yonge Street.  This department store is considered the Macy’s Herald Square or Marshall Field’s State Street iconic department store.  Hudson’s Bay Company ...

Phone of the Day: Cisco via the TIC

Phone of the Day: Cisco via the TIC
Todays’ phone of the day is a special edition one brought to you via my other half, who is a firefighter. Often in the fire service we like to “test” tools and this is one of those such tests. She was looking at a new Thermal Imaging Camera (TIC), which help us identify heat sources ...

Phone of the Day: Motorola TeleTAC Phone 250

Phone of the Day: Motorola TeleTAC Phone 250
Today’s phone takes us back to 1996.  I was at my parents this evening and my Dad and I found this phone while going through some items.  I figured you phone geeks would get a kick out of how far we have come since 1996.  Really 1996 doesn’t seem long ago…..our fashion styles haven’t changed ...

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7965 IP Telephone

Phone of the Day: Cisco 7965 IP Telephone
Today’s phone comes to you from the local South Loop Chicago Home Depot. Home Depot used to be a sole client of Avaya phone systems throughout the years, but it looks as though they have recently taken the Cisco plunge. I remember when this store was brand new in 2005, they opened with the Fisher ...