Dialing Tips circa 1950 (American Telephone & Telegraph - Bell System):
(Yes, this video is a little long, but you don't have to watch the whole thing to have fun and get the point!)
Looking for a new phone? Check out the 1979 "Design Line":
I really like the pretty colors that some phones came in- why is it that black or white is pretty much all you can find these days?
Which one do you want? I'd like the "Belle of the Wall" ~ in Red or Peacock!