Breakthrough for mobile telephony
Communication using devices called walkie-talkies quickly became part of daily combat during World War II. In 1946 AT&T received permission to build and operate the world's first mobile telephone service in St. Louis, Missouri. The telephones were mounted in cars and used large batteries hidden in the trunk.
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The skeleton type 1892
Lars Magnus Ericsson personally designed one of the world's most original and now most coveted standard telephones. It is a desk telephone in the form of a naked steel construction, with two black-lacquered inductor magnets, ingeniously curved and twisted into a stand.
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