Get the Commissioner ... on the Gotham Phone

Purchased this in 199? from "Cash Converters". Despite taking it back twice, it still doesn't work. But I just cannot part with it!

I once had plans to convert the hand-piece into a mobile phone ... but I couldn't convince myself to cut the cord to the base!

  • Brenda 8y

    what an old phone it is historic now days. They are more streamline and digital nowdays.
  • StephenMitchell 8y

    It's more the color that captures my heart. Truthfully, this telephone is not that old: These were built for a BATMAN movie.
  • SpacePotato 8y

    COOL! You need an old clear plastic cake server sitting on top of it! :)
  • StephenMitchell 8y

    A what? Sorry, spacepotato, I can't say I know what you mean!
  • SpacePotato 8y

    You'd have to remember the old 1960's TV series of Batman with Adam West and Burt Ward. The Commisioner's Bat-phone was covered with a clear plastic cake server with a kitchen tap stuck on top.
  • StephenMitchell 8y

    I'll have to get it on DVD to see that!
  • GatoProspero 8y

    Awesome telephone set! Great title!
    Please send it to the group www.flickr.com/groups/vintagephone/
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    Seen in your Things set. (?)
  • Ramonah 8y

    try another cable or bid on mine, cuz i got the same, and it works and i put it on ebay!
    retro phone by Ramonah
  • Geneviève 7y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Phone Call, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • zelciia 6y

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Cash Converters Love, and we'd love to have this added to the group!
  • Un-Alien-able 6y

    This lacks the original dialer mechanism, the one thing I liked about the old phones, anyone can see this is a push button unit! lol
  • StephenMitchell 6y

    Ansell, you've ruined the illusion! LOL
  • Karen 5y

    It may be a new reproduction telephone, but its still a classic phone design :-)
  • StephenMitchell 5y

    Thanks Old Telephones, glad you like this old classic. For the record, it has been in storage for about 5 years. One day I'll get it out and display as a vintage-model of a time-gone-by! :D
  • farrellink 5y

    Great photo! Used it in a video here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Afays85p-KI
  • StephenMitchell 5y

    Hello farrellink , thanks for telling me about the video. Glad you found this photograph to be of use.
  • linaddee 4y

    i just got this phone in black good condition and working, how much is it worth, not for sale though!!!!
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