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The World's First Mobile Phone Was From 1922

03/04/2015 12:05 BST | Updated 03/04/2015 12:59 BST

Thought the mobile phone was bulky in the 80's? Try using this early prototype from the 1920's.

It should come as no surprise that the idea of having to hold a large wooden box along with an umbrella for an antenna didn't actually catch on.

Well, we say no surprise, just 20 years earlier all cars had to have officers with flags walking in front of them. Who said progress was quick?

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