Friday Flashback #164

I’m not sure why a funeral home thought it was a good idea to send out clocks with their name on it. Can you imagine seeing this, every time you checked the time?

(Photo courtesy of Seth Schachter)

On the other hand, if you ever needed to call them — well, their 4-digit number was right there, staring you in the face.

10 responses to “Friday Flashback #164

  1. What were the first three digits in the phone number? Asking for a friend….

  2. Was this a Promo item? Or did it maybe hang in their offices?

  3. it was important to have a clock with the funeral home’s phone number..
    In case you ran out of time!

  4. Neil Harding bought the business from Charlie Lewis’s widow. Harding funeral home telephone # is still :227-3458. As Casey Stengel used to say “you can look it up”

  5. Times up! Lol. 

    Sent from Yahoo Mail for iPhone

  6. I think that one was a Party Line.

  7. They are advocating killing time

  8. This piece of Westport history can be yours for $175 (opening bid) — The item is listed on Ebay:

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/372814405638?ul_noapp=true

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