Stromberg Carlson 1212 "Fatboy"

How to buy this phone if you live within the USA

Click the "Buy Now" icon below to pay with Credit card or Paypal account.
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CLICK HERE to fill out an order form to order by mail.
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Place your order by telephone by calling 651-368-9479 to pay by credit card or arrange payment by money order.

If you live outside the USA, please e-mail me to get a shipping quote and make purchase arrangements.

For information on rotary dialing, CLICK HERE

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$16.95 will be added to the price for shipping

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This phone was made by Stromberg Carlson in the 1930s. It gained its nickname "Fatboy" because of its bulbous appearance. The phone is beautifully buffed out and has the original correct handset.

Stromberg Carlson 1212 "Fatboy" Phone
Purchase phone with standard cords: Purchase phone with reproduction cloth cords:

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Chrome  finger wheel upgrade


You can order this upgrade for an additional $15 by clicking here after purchasing the phone.



Black Cut-Away Finger Wheel Upgrade

This was an optional finger wheel you could order with your phone. According to a catalog from the day, this was to allow more light to hit the white porcelain dial face making it easier to see in low light. If you want to have this finger wheel on your phone, you can upgrade for an additional $15 by clicking here after purchasing the phone.


Digital Conversion
(For using your phone on a digital line. See the page on rotary dialing for more information)
Purchase this option after completing your phone purchase.

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