AOIP (Association des ouvriers en instruments de précision), Marty 1910 - Telephone - Wood- Walnut

Description
AOIP (Association des ouvriers en instruments de précision), Marty 1910 - Telephone - Wood- Walnut
France - Early 20th century

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.

Lot details
Object
Telephone
Material
Wood- Walnut
Manufacturer/ Brand
AOIP (Association des ouvriers en instruments de précision), Marty 1910
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
France
Condition
Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
Dimensions
23×18×18 cm
Weight
4.5 kg
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