Telephone [Magneto Telephone]

Ericsson Telephone Limited, Manufacturer

Circa 1880s
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Maker and Role
Ericsson Telephone Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1880s
Description
Telephone Magneto, wall mounted unit with a crank handle on the right and a earpiece/mouthpiece combination on the left hanging on a hook. There are a set of twin bells in the centre. There is a small sloping stand in the centre possibly to rest a small book whilst talking. The front panel is hinged on the left side. On the right is a screw lock which opens up the front panel.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Bakelite
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic
Signature/Marks and Type
ETL Beeston. Notts. England Printed
N2516M2T Printed
Accession No
2006.304
Credit Line
Ericsson Telephone Limited. Circa 1880s. Telephone [Magneto Telephone], 2006.304. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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