Funny Phones

Gould, Todd
February 1999
Indiana Business Magazine;Feb99, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p64
Features Indianapolis, Indiana-based Custom Phones Inc., a company that specializes in concealing standard telephone components in any type of object desired by the customer. Company history; Price range of telephones created by the firm; Examples of some of the telephones.


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