On phone table is a relatively young piece of furniture. They have only been around for about 100 years. The formerly common wall phones were gradually replaced by the Table phone replaced. For this, cabinetmakers designed the first telephone tables and phone shelves, which should also provide space for notebooks and directories in addition to the telephone. It’s basically one Telephone table stool nothing more than a small side table with high legs. Unlike the desk phones for dance evenings: Here, the devices were placed directly on the table and formed with matching table lamps a unit. You wonder where the difference is from phone shelves to telephone tables lies a phone shelf has the same function as a normal one phone console, Nevertheless, it is a very special shelf, because it is usually not as long as a normal shelf and was designed specifically for phones. The telephone sockets for private connections were for a long time in most of the apartments in the hallway. That’s why the phone table also partly as hall table bezeichet. In the 1950s the Telephone table That’s why they are also conceived as combi-furniture – with a foot or seat bench and plenty of storage space for notes and writing utensils. Not infrequently, these types of telephone table integrated into the wardrobe furniture. With the development of the phone as a commodity, which should be available in every room, changed the small telephone table his optics one more time.