Oh boy, this ancient device was certainly a test of patience and tolerance. Those who grew up with one or more of these gems can never get the incessant sound of rotary phone ringing. It came in one volume, LOUD! Brrrrrrrrrrrring! Some people use this sound as their ringtone on a mobile phone. WHY?!? It’s annoying!
Imagine fitting this bad boy into your pocket? It weighed 20 pounds and had a handle in the back of it just to move it around. It used to double as a weapon.