LM Ericsson's popular Ericophon from the 1950's

LM Ericsson

Lars Magnus Ericsson started the LM Ericsson telephone factory in 1876. The company started out repairing telegraph equipment and other manufacturers telephones, but already in 1878 Ericsson began producing and selling his own telephone equipment.

Telephone produced by LM Ericsson - Sweden
Telephone produced by LM Ericsson – Sweden


In 1954 Ericsson designed the Ericophon (also colled “The Cobra”) that was produced in millions of examples in a long row of often vivid colours from the 1950’s to 1980’s.

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