Office Depot and OfficeMax offers the Panasonic 4-Handset Single-Line Phone With Answering Machine in Black for $39.95 with free shipping. That is the lowest price we could find by $55. The set includes base station with a digital answering system and four handsets. It features 3-way conferencing, 1.6" amber LED, call waiting/caller ID capability, and a speakerphone.
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