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June 23rd, 2006

A stereo recording of an old style telephone. This is a genuine Bell System Ringer Model 687A (8/70) made by Western Electric. It's a tan box about 15x13x6 cm. It was usually placed in a warehouse or far from the main phone so people would know they had a call. Recorded with a Sony ECM-99 Stereo Microphone from about 2 feet away to a SonyMD recorder. There may be a little room noise with amplification.

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    rfoent 2 months, 3 weeks ago

    I love this classic telephone ring, I use it all the time.

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    garyjugert 1 year, 3 months ago

    Been using this sound file for years. Best one ever.

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    mcgaelicgal 2 years, 4 months ago

    Terrific, thank you!

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    glenndr_15 3 years ago

    I'll make this as a ringtone of my mobile phone. Thanks!

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    trundlefly 3 years, 3 months ago

    nice!

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Type
Wave (.wav)
Duration
00:12:167
Filesize
2.0 MB
Samplerate
44100.0 Hz
Bitdepth
16 bit
Channels
Stereo
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