The phrase "Rough and Ready" means crude, but effective. This phone has some scuffs and scratches. It's probably not nice enough to pass close inspection in your kitchen or family room, but it could be just right for a garage, basement or home workshop.  It may even be nicer than some of the phones you're now using.

This phone is not as pretty as our other phones, but it sounds just as good and is much less expensive. We carefully test and clean these phones, and we guarantee them for a year.


Zachary Taylor (1784 – 1850) was an American military leader and the twelfth President. Known as Old Rough and Ready, Taylor served in the War of 1812, Black Hawk War, Second Seminole War and the Mexican-American War.


The Great Republic of Rough and Ready was a small, self-declared independent nation that existed briefly in northern California in 1850. Founded in the town of Rough and Ready (named after Taylor) by miners largely as a protest against a tax on new mining claims and the prohibition of alcohol, it never achieved formal recognition by any government and was abolished after only three months.


Ruff and Reddy was the first TV cartoon from the Oscar-winning team of Hanna and Barbera, also responsible for Tom and Jerry, The Flintstones, Scoobie-Doo and The Jetsons. The cartoon featured a brainy cat, Ruff, and a brainless dog, Reddy. Teamed with the kindly Professor Gismo, they faced such evil-doers as Killer and Diller, the terrible Texas twins, Captain Greedy and Salt Water Daffy, the chicken-hearted Chickasaurus, and the Goon of Glocca Morra. (info from Wikipedia and ToonTracker

This classic wall phone won't win any beauty contests, but it works fine.

  • Thoroughly tested and cleaned
  • Perfect if you like "grunge"
  • Designed for a "hard-wired" installation
  • You need to know how to use a screwdriver. It does NOT mount on wall-mount jack.
  • Various colors, limited quantities
  • FREE "ground" shipping in the USA


Rough and Ready rotary-dial hard-wired wall phone. Various colors. FREE SHIP

SKU: 554-RR
$99.00 Regular Price
$79.00Sale Price

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