Telephone [Push Button]

G.E.C. (New Zealand) Ltd., Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
G.E.C. (New Zealand) Ltd., Manufacturer
Description
Automatic push button table mount telephone. Telephone casing is made of green plastic in two tones. White plastic buttons numbered "0-9", "*", and "#". The telephone body is approximately rectangular with an angled front and receiver cradle on top. The receiver connects to the rear of the body via a coiled cable. The telephone has two internal bells. The unit rests on four small circular rubber feet. Phone stored in New Zealand Post Office cardboard box.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Signature/Marks and Type
GEC Printed
MF / N / SA 4258 GEN 75/2 Printed
Telephone G.E.C. Type 746 / N.Z.P.O. Type 101 / N.Z.P.O. O/N / N.Z.P.O. S/L No. / Colour / Quantity 1 / Manufactured by G.E.C. (NEW ZEALAND) Ltd. Printed
F180 / HC403 Hand-written
Accession No
2019.108.7
Credit Line
G.E.C. (New Zealand) Ltd.. Telephone [Push Button], 2019.108.7. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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