140 years since the first phone company.
In August 1876, Alexander Graham Bell made the world’s first long distance telephone call and the first two-way long distance call in October the same year.
The phone has transformed our lives since Bell filed his patent for the talking device back in March 1876, no more so than with mobile phones.
140 years ago, the first commercial telephone company started in 1877 in Friedrichsberg, near Berlin.
Art & Hue still has a hankering for Mid-Century receivers with the curly cords and they feature in several art prints.