Time was when you didn't have to be a Superman to find a phone booth. These days even the lowly wall-mounted payphone is becoming a rare sight. I fought as hard as anyone to avoid getting a cell phone, but finally broke down a few years ago. Until then, if I received a page while I was out (yes, believe it or not the company I work for still makes us carry pagers), I would have to drive around looking for payphones. I knew the location of each and every payphone on my way home from work.
I was at the estate sale of a ex-Bell telephone employee and saw this in his basement mounted next to the bar.
I was there on the second day of the sale and it was getting late in the day. It was marked "Make Offer" so I offered $5 and they accepted it.
It needed to be rewired which I did with a re-purposed extension cord. I think it looks great mounted over my 1952 Western Electric 354 wall phone.