A Private Booth on Your Desk (Sep, 1914)

A Private Booth on Your Desk

You can insure absolute privacy and secrecy with


You need not leave our desk or go to a private booth to talk freely, and confidentially over the phone. This invention gives the equivalence of a telephone booth.

It is instantly attached and detached on the telephone transmitter. No complicated parts. Occupies 3-1/2 inches of space on the mouth piece of “phone” and is at your elbow when in need. It is unquestionably the most useful telephone accessory of today. Made of Aluminum, lasts a lifetime. Used by U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, First N’tl Bank, Guarantee Trust Co.. and thousands of others over the world. If dealers can’t supply you, we will forward one prepaid on receipt of $3.50.

AGENTS wanted in U. S. and foreign countries. Write for territory.

The Amalgamated Sales Corp., Mfrs., 1478 Broadway, Dept. C.S., New York City

  1. Neil Russell says: December 21, 20096:26 pm

    Or you could always belt Mr Bowlerhat with the phone, those things were heavy.

  2. Rick Auricchio says: December 21, 20097:09 pm

    This was before they invented the Cone of Silence. http://en.wikipedia.org…

  3. rick says: December 21, 20098:47 pm

    Wish today’s public cell phone yakkers would get some modern equivalent of this thing.


  4. docca says: January 1, 20108:33 pm

    Actually today’s cellphones (at least the more expensive ones) have quite good noise cancellation. You can practically just whisper and be heard. And yet some irritating people still scream out their lungs like the other person was across a football field. And inches away from YOUR ears…

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