Small wall mounted telephone manufactured about 1920. Brassware has been polished and set painted to make wood grain effect.
Wooden box painted to give wood grain effect with two brass bells on top , brass handset on the left hands side with a textile cord and a brass receiver on the front with silver metal dial.
On dial: [Numbers from 1 to 0] A B F J L M U W X Y/TELEPHONE No/[Handwritten] FU5776/LISTEN/BEFORE/CALLING/PULL DIAL/ROUND TO/STOP & LET GO On front of receiver: 28 CB.1
Type of item
225 mm (Width), 220 mm (Depth), 245 mm (Height)
Length of cord: 750mm
136 mm (Height)
Measurement of handset only.
255 mm (Length), 95 mm (Width), 245 mm (Height)
Measurement From Conservation. Measuring Method: Maximum dimensions including mouthpiece
243 mm (Length), 233 mm (Width), 198 mm (Height)
Measurement From Conservation. Approximate dimensions with object lying flat on the table.