"The phone is a remarkably complex, simple device, and very rarely ever needs repairs, once you fix them." - Dan/Panther
Started by Greg G., May 06, 2009, 12:43:09 AM
Quote from: Duffy on May 24, 2020, 05:53:19 PMAnother eBay auction with another payphone converted!https://www.ebay.com/itm/Illinois-Bell-Pay-Phone-Converted-to-Steampunk-21-Table-Lamp-Bob-Steinmetz/223923427026Illinois Bell Pay Phone Converted to Steampunk 21" Table Lamp Bob SteinmetzSellers description:This listing features a vintage and original Illinois Bell Public Push Button Pay Phone professionally Converted to Steampunk Table Lamp by Got a Light Custom Steampunk Lighting, Bob Steinmetz. Tested and lamp is in excellent working condition. Dimmer knob switch on back. Measures approximately 21" x 12" x 9". Made in USA. Shows some wear from age, rare vintage piece.
Quote from: 19and41 on August 27, 2020, 01:15:45 PMThey could've made that out of a paper towel holder.
Quote from: phonium on August 27, 2020, 02:28:19 PMRead the description, I dont think this is a modern modification. It seems this was done by bell system in the 20s.