Telephone, New Zealand Post Office Type 101; Unknown Maker; 1960-1970; ZLB.4868....

Name/Title

Telephone, New Zealand Post Office Type 101

About this object

This is a New Zealand Post Office Type 101 Desk Phone, that were sold with a bracket with which you could turn the phone into a Wall Phone. We believe it was manufactured under licence, from the General Electric Company, in New Zealand. Phones such as this, first hit the New Zealand market in the mid-1960s.

Maker

Unknown Maker

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

1960-1970

Period

1960s

Place Made

Oceania, New Zealand

Medium and Materials

inorganic, processed material, synthetic, plastic
inorganic, processed material, metal, alloy, steel

Inscription and Marks

Embossed on underneath of phone 'G E C (NEW ZEALAND) LTD. NZPO TYPE 101'.

Measurements

h 125 mm x w 270 mm x d 215 mm

Subject and Association Keywords

Communication (including Diaries and Letters)

Object Type

equipment

Object number

ZLB.4868.008

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