Bell Telephone Antwerp - A wooden wall telephone, 1940s - Wood- Oak, Nickel bells- Bakelite handle

Description
Bell Telephone Antwerp - A wooden wall telephone, 1940s - Wood- Oak, Nickel bells- Bakelite handle
Belgium - mid 20th century

Beautiful wooden oak wall telephone in good condition with a bakelite handle. The telephone has een battery box and writing table.
This Bell wall phone has no dial but a pendulum that could be connected to a telephonist, the phone still has the original fabric cable at the horn.
The equipment is in a oak wooden cabinet. At the front are two nickel bells and on side the pendulum for the magneto.

The Bell company was founded in 1877 in Boston by Alexander Graham Bell. This phone comes from the Bell factory in Antwerp founded in 1882.


Hight: 71 cm .
width: 18 cm .
depth: 21 cm

weight ca 5.7 kg

In fairly good condition, with wear due to age and usage.


Lot details
Object
A wooden wall telephone, 1940s
Material
Nickel bells- Bakelite handle, Wood- Oak
Manufacturer/ Brand
Bell Telephone Antwerp
Estimated Period
Mid 20th century
Country of Origin
Belgium
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
71×18×21 cm
Weight
5.7 kg
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