Come on, confess, you too, want to pick up that phone and listen. Touch the dial, feel the resistance at the end of each rotation and the curvy receiver in the palm of your hand. This picture makes me really excited because I was one of the lucky ones to have grown up with a rotary telephone, so I can imagine, even better, remember what it feels like. This one is looking mighty proud and calls for being the center of attention, just as +Jean-Claude Dahn
chose to capture it in this photo submitted to +Ian Ference
's #TuesDecay. Although by my time rotary phones were sitting on a table instead of hanging on a wall, I suppose their concept lasted a long time because I know quite a few folks who had a phone hanging on the kitchen wall with a 20 feet chord so you can talk while you cook. Alright, enough with the retro talk, it makes me look like I'm decaying too.
Back to the picture - am I the only one who thinks that the wall paper matches the phone just perfectly? Look at those hieroglyphs, they look like morse code. Just in case you want that extra privacy, you know. Also, it must have been tough to go all the way up the stairs to answer the phone. Just follow the wall paper, up and down it goes. ;-)+Jean-Claude Dahn
, you made this phone justice. Thank you for sharing it with us (psst, go look at his other photos too!).
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