"Why?" bewildered look.
And thus begins an education for someone who might not have thought of a dial phone in a while, a person who many never have dialed one, or a trip back into the past for those who knew phones before dials were ever invented.
are my way of looking into the past and remembering happy events from my
life, or-if you think about it-sharing a past that my grandmother shared
[or maybe someone else's]. Imagine touching the same wood wall phone that
your great-grandfather used on the farm.
I've done it.
Ever noticed a certain aroma when you walk in a room full of old phones or radios or the like? Can't you imagine the house that phone served, the business that it enhanced, the things that were said over it's miles of line?
people poo-poo my hobby, but maybe those are the people who don't have
time for anything but work, worry and die.
While this might be a habit forming pass time at least we phone collectors aren't known to go on benders and end up on the evening news for less than glorious reasons.
Keep those ringers Dinging!
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