Vintage Princess Telephones
“It’s little! It’s lovely! It lights!” went the slogan for Bell System’s Princess telephone. Targeted specifically to women, the pastel-colored Princess telephone was the Bell company’s first foray into consumer marketing. During the economic boom of the 1950s, the designs of all sorts of utilitarian products were enhanced to reflect changing consumer moods and lifestyles. The Princess arrived toward the end of this wave, debuting in 1959...