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Re: @steelpillow and ImAlrightJack

>Before the GPO was privatised you had a choice of two types of telephone - a big black Bakelite one or a flipfone.

Actually there were dozens, a choice of colours and none were Bakelite. I think you might be confused by the fact there were standard designs and differences were subtle - many manufacturers produced them. Still have several of ours all working beautifully - have a 746 connected in the hall as the bells can be heard from the bottom of the garden.

There's a reasonably exhaustive collection here:

http://www.telephonesuk.co.uk/phones_1960-80.htm

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