is the first intercom I bought, it's marked Yankee Telecom on the
bottom. The really cool thing about this phone (besides the neat-o euro-styling),
is that it has 10 buttons in two rows. There are two hookup lines. One
for the phone line, and another for 12 volts DC. When it's connected to
power, pushing one of the buttons yields a series of clicks, so you can
use it just like a regular pulse phone, and when it rings, it does so
with a strangely musical buzz, and the little orange light on top goes
This is an Ericsson
intercom. It has eight buttons arranged in a circle on top. I bought this
one on-line. I saw a picture and fell in love with the streamlined styling.
I'm pretty sure it's from the early fifties.
This bulky item
is called a Fanon-Fone. It was made by a company in New Jersey that I
can't find anything out about. What I love about this piece is that the
dial has 12 numbers on it, and the whole assembly rotates when you turn
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