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Bell System Trivia: What's This Device For?


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#1 systems_glitch

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 10:50 AM

Here are two Bell System marked pencils I've got:

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Who knows what the round ball on top of the upper pencil is for?

#2 rbcp

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 12:28 PM

I know what it is from the hours of old phone company videos I've watched on YouTube.

Here's a clue.

#3 Y0ungBra1n

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 12:42 AM

I didn't know, so I googled the Bell part number and came up with this (Spoiler) :)




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