Vintage Trimline Telephones

The Trimline, like the Princess phone, was one of the Bell System's best marketing innovations. Developed with the help of Henry Dreyfuss Associates, produced by Western Electric, and first introduced in Michigan in late 1965, the sleek, slightly curved Trimline was meant to be a Modern, stylish, easier-to-use telephone. The main innovation was to move the rotary dial from the base of the phone to the inside of the handset between the...Continue Reading