Summary

300 Series CB black bakelite table telephone with non dialing handset and base, manufactured by Amalgamated Wireless of Australasia, circa 1940.

Physical Description

Black Bakelite telephone with handset connected by black textile cord. There is no dial on front.

More Information

  • Collecting Areas

    Information & Communication

  • Acquisition Information

    Unknown from

  • Manufacturer

    Amalgamated Wireless (Australasia) Ltd (AWA), Australia, 1940

  • Inscriptions

    On front: TO CALL EXCHANGE/LIFT TELEPHONE/&/LISTEN/REPLACE/TELEPHONE/ONLY WHEN FINISHED On handset: No 164. On base of unit: P.M.G.AWA-40 NO. 332AT

  • Classification

    Communications, Telephony, Telephones

  • Category

    History & Technology

  • Discipline

    Technology

  • Type of item

    Object

  • Overall Dimensions

    230 mm (Width), 190 mm (Depth), 145 mm (Height)
    Length of cord: 1100mm

  • Maximum dimensions

    230 mm (Length), 185 mm (Width), 140 mm (Height)
    Measurement From Conservation. Excludes cord

  • Maximum dimensions

    184 mm (Length), 270 mm (Width), 145 mm (Height)
    Measurement From Conservation.

  • Dimensions

    185 mm (Length), 235 mm (Width), 145 mm (Height)
    Measurement From Conservation. Measuring Method: Maximum dimensions

  • Keywords

    Telephones