10 Best Retro Phones | December 2016
OK, all you young folks out there, here's today's history lesson. Back when dinosaurs roamed the earth, we also had phones that were connected to the network via wires! If you want to add a touch of historical flavor to your home or office, try one of these retro phones that offer designs going back all the way to the 1900s through to the 1970s. Skip to the best retro phone on Amazon.
The Crosley Kettle Classic is a striking replica of a 1930s desk phone that would make a stylish addition to any office or home decor. It features a rotary dial fashion plate with push button technology.
- ringer has a volume and on/off switch
- tone/pulse switch option
- sound quality is weak
|Rating||3.6 / 5.0|
The iSoHo Trimline Phone is an improved replica of the Princess phones from the '60s. It is lighter than the original models, but the receiver doesn't stay on the hook if you mount it on the wall.
- big buttons good for seniors
- eco-friendly packaging
- hearing aid compatible
|Rating||3.9 / 5.0|
The LNC Black Ceramic has the retro styling of an antique phone but with the modern convenience of a push button dial. It comes in a variety of classic patterns designed to fit any vintage decor.
- has a caller id display
- a great housewarming gift
- needs to be assembled
|Rating||4.1 / 5.0|
The Pyle Antique Country is a classic reproduction of an early American Heritage phone with brushed bronze-plated hardware. It features a functional crank handle and a recipe-style compartment.
- wood and veneer construction
- rotary look with push button function
- cord cannot be replaced
|Rating||3.9 / 5.0|
The Crosley Candlestick looks just like the phones also known as "Uprights" that became popular during the early 1900s before the one-piece handset. It has a center medallion that serves as a redial button.
- cloth covered receiver cord
- comes in black and brushed chrome
- not practical for long conversations
|Rating||3.8 / 5.0|
The base of the Opis Funky Fon is modeled after the sinuous style of the 1920s. It is a rotary dial phone, but it works at two times the speed of original rotary phones in order to prevent timeouts.
- supports tone dialing
- choose from six bright colors
- electronic ringer is very loud
|Rating||4.2 / 5.0|
The Domagron Retro Handset is modeled after an old school phone but is compatible with all your new modern devices. It has a 3.5 mm jack, which means it fits almost all smartphones, including iPhones.
- available in 5 vibrant colors
- measures 9.5 inches in length
- features volume control
|Rating||4.3 / 5.0|
The Glodeals's 1960s Style is classically designed to take you back in time with a glossy pink finish and curly cord. This working reproduction has a mechanical twin bell ringer and connects to a modern phone socket.
- hands-free dialing option
- perfect for retro decors
- very noisy when dialing
|Rating||4.7 / 5.0|
The Crosley 1950s Payphone is wall mountable, and features functional coin slots that jingle as money is deposited into the coin bank. It has push button technology and earpiece volume control.
- ringer can be turned on or off
- cord length is 11 feet when stretched
- available in four fun colors
|Rating||5.0 / 5.0|
The Chaozio Vintage is an attractive replica of an old rotary phone. It will add a touch of history to any home or office. It has no external power supply and works directly with a current telephone line.
- features retro ringtones
- easy hands-free redialing
- made of imitation copper and resin
|Rating||4.9 / 5.0|