Largest telephone
2.47/6.06 dimension(s)
United Kingdom ()

The worlds largest operational telephone was exhibited at a festival on 16 Sep 1988 to celebrate the 80th birthday of Centraal Beheer, an insurance company based in Apeldoorn, Netherlands.

It was 2.47m 8ft 1in high and 6.06m 19ft 11in long, and weighed 3.5tonnes.

The handset, being 7.14m 23ft 5in long, had to be lifted by crane in order to make a call.

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