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

Summary:
Small wall mounted telephone manufactured about 1920. Brassware has been polished and set painted to make wood grain effect.
Description:
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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