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Telephone - Candlestick Type, Black, 1900s Reg. No: ST 025573
- Candlestick type telephone without auto-dialling. This type of telephone was used in Australia from the early 1900s. Auto-dialling was introduced during the 1920s.
- Metal telephone painted black with circular base, silver metal dial and tall neck with plastic receiver. The black plastic handset is on the left and is attached to the base by a textile cord. There is a longer textile cord that would connect it to electricity.
|Dimensions:||295 mm (Height), 145 mm (Width)|
|Dimension Comment:||Length of handset cord: 720mm; length of electricity cord: 1750mm|
|Themes this item is part of:||Information & Communication Collection|
|Inscriptions:||On back of receiver: No 22 PX/1
On dial: [Numbers from 1 to 0] A B F J L M U W X Y/TELEPHONE No/LISTEN/BEFORE/CALLING/PULL DIAL/ROUND TO/STOP & LET GO
On base: COMMONWEALTH/OF/AUSTRALIA/P.M.G