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Wall Telephone - GEC, Type 300/200, 1945-1955 Object Reg. No: ST 028410

Summary:
Small wall mounted telephone manufactured by the General Electric Company, England, 1945-1955. This phone has a 300 type handset with 200 type cradle (manufactured 1945-1955). It would have been used for internal communications only and was probably used on the railways.
Description:
Wooden box with black plastic front. There is a small white button at the top and a metal label holder underneath. The handset sits on top and is connected to the box by a black rubber cord.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 245 mm (Height), 135 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Length of cord: 1155mm

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Tagged with: telephones
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telephony
Tertiary Classification: telephones
Inscriptions: On handset: G.E.C./MADE IN ENGLAND
Manufacturer: General Electric Co (GEC), England, Great Britain, 1945-1955

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