western_electric_princess on TikTok “Here to showcase the best of what AT&T had in the 20th century!” #makertiktok

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western_electric_princess’s TikTok videos are explorations of old skool phones. Videos include: How to clean a Trimline, rotary phone collections, telephone game, Bell System promo videos, how pulse dialing works, how a long distance call went through with operator assistance, and tons more. Absolutely excellent phone preakin’ on TikTok.


For things like this, TikTok tends to be a more interesting way to present short form video, while some of these could exist on Instagram or YouTube, this just seems better and more fun. We have an account there @adafruit of course, we’ll post more things there too to see how it goes – so far the machine line vids are the most watched ones.


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