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Wall Telephone - Automatic Residence Set, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: ST 028405

Small wall mounted telephone manufactured about 1920. Brassware has been polished and set painted to make wood grain effect.
Wooden box painted to give wood grain effect with two brass bells on top , brass handset on the left hands side with a textile cord and a brass receiver on the front with silver metal dial.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 245 mm (Height), 225 mm (Width)
Dimension Comment: Length of cord: 750mm

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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 dial: [Numbers from 1 to 0] A B F J L M U W X Y/TELEPHONE No/[Handwritten] FU5776/LISTEN/BEFORE/CALLING/PULL DIAL/ROUND TO/STOP & LET GO
On front of receiver: 28 CB.1
Date Manufactured: circa 1920

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