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Vintage telephones can add visual interest, a little fun and a nice pop of color to a room. They could be functional too, of course, if you had the patience to dial. (Remember dialing?)
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The orange telephone here is the perfect complement to the blue wall.
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Or how about an entire wall of phones like this at the newly opened Crosby Hotel in New York? What do you think? Too much?

A good selection of vintage phones can be found at oldphones.com and Sweet Bella.

(Images: 1 Sweet Bella 2 Domino 3 Crosby Hotel)