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Telephone Directory - Melbourne Telephone Exchange Company Limited, 1 Oct, 1883 Object Reg. No: ST 043601

Summary:
The Melbourne Telephone Exchange Directory of 1883. 64 Page listing of early Melbourne telephone numbers in alphabetical, numerical and occupational lists. Subscription rates listed on back cover of book. Includes advertisements for Edison Bell Telephones from W. H. Masters & Co., Mutual Life Company and other local firms. Contains pasted-in corrections. Printed by Mccarron, Bird and Company in Melbourne in 1883.
Description:
Front cover is loose. Book is stapled together. Some foxing.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Science Museum (London), 1978
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: .5 cm (Height), 15 cm (Width), 23 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: telephone directories, telephone exchanges, telephony, huynh
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telephony
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: Text, front cover: 1st OCTOBER, 1883/EIIEA IITEPOOENTA/MELBOURNE/TELEPHONE EXCHANCE/COMPANY LIMITED/The Telephone secures Economy of Time, Money, and Energy/THE MELBOURNE TELEPHONE EXCHANGE IS NEVER CLOSED.
Publisher: Melbourne Telephone Exchange Co Ltd, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1880-1887

The exchange was owned by W. H. Masters.

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