Telephone, Magneto Turret Desk; Western Electric; 1893; Unknown

Name/Title

Telephone, Magneto Turret Desk

About this object

This is a Western Electric Magneto Turret Desk Telephone. Dating from 1893, the telephone has a swing arm and a mounted transmitter. This telephone was restored by Arthur Williams.

Maker

Western Electric

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1893

Period

1890s

Place Made

Europe, Belgium, Flanders, Antwerpen Province, Antwerp

Place Notes

Western Electric had a factory in Antwerp, Belgium.

Medium and Materials

organic, vegetal, processed material, wood
processed material, metal, alloy, copper alloy

Measurements

h 415 mm x w 280 mm x d 190 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Communication (including Diaries and Letters)

Object Type

equipment

Object number

Unknown

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