old phone manufactured by the association of workers of precision instruments
(AWPI) in 1910. Marty system. It is composed of a cubic case of varnished walnut moulded in doucine and resting on 4 feet of chrome metal. Equipped with a magneto with a microphonic capsule and an Ader type receiver.
A crank to call the operator.
Civilian phone, also frequently ordered for the army during the Great War. It lacks the manufacturer plate.
- Wood- Walnut
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- AOIP (Association des ouvriers en instruments de précision), Marty 1910
- Estimated Period
- Early 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
- 23×18×18 cm
- 4.5 kg