"The phone is a remarkably complex, simple device, and very rarely ever needs repairs, once you fix them." - Dan/Panther
Started by TelePlay, November 20, 2022, 01:20:31 PM
Quote from: paul-f on November 20, 2022, 03:55:30 PM...Housings were often sold separately (often in stores or by mail), with the appropriate components to be added by the local phone company when the phone was installed.
Quote from: 3463319 on November 21, 2022, 12:05:18 PM... what happened if the customer disconnected service and left the area. Did they send somebody out to remove the components, leaving the customer with just a useless plastic shell? I can imagine the customer arriving at the new location, ordering phone service, and trying to get the new telephone company to come out and install parts into the empty shell, LOL!