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Phone cards

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Data cards of the kind below started being experimented with in the seventies. In 1984, mass production began on pre-paid phone cards based on Roland…

Reference materials

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Technical manuals, how-to books, and other reference materials for Minitel users, developers, and entrepreneurs.

Screenshots

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Screenshots of Minitel taken during the network's last year in operation.

Music

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The impact of Minitel (and particularly, sex-oriented "pink Minitel" services) on the social lives of French people, both young and old, is evident in…

Lapel pins

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Lapel pins were all the rage in France in the late eighties and early nineties. Many Minitel-themed pins were produced, highlighting the social…

Memorabilia and ephemera

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Minitel memorabilia

Terminals

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Terminal equipment for Minitel and other videotex systems