Military field phone

US Army Air Corps


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Maker and Role
US Army Air Corps
Description
Brown, upright case with leather flap lid with dome buckle and leather shoulder strap. Inside is a black, bakelite box with slot for 2 batteries. On other side is a spring-loaded handle for generating power - can be done through a hole in the leather. On top are electrical connections with rubber-coated wires and red and black plastic wires with clips. Phone receiver fits alongside. Talking receiver fallen off, inside separate bag. Circuit diagram sticker on side.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Bakelite
Processed Material/Leather
Organic/Vegetal/Plant Extract/Latex/Rubber
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
SIGNAL CORPS U.S.ARMY / TELEPHONE EE-8-A Impressed
AJS Printed
Accession No
F2300.1.2004
Credit Line
US Army Air Corps. Military field phone, F2300.1.2004. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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