Ericsson - An induction telephone - Bakelite, Steel, Wood

Description
Ericsson - An induction telephone - Bakelite, Steel, Wood
Sweden - 1907-1924

Mostly metal table telephone with a wooden top fitted with a hand cranked generator for alerting the exchange. It was connected to a manually operated switchboard, which was called by cranking the handle on the right-hand side. The operator then connected the caller to the requested telephone number.

Model comes from 1907 and this is probably one of the last with production sign SIT-24 (This refers to September 1924).

This model is fairly rare. The fabric-covered handset cable is original. The handset is embossed with “Ericsson”. A model number on the underside. The telephone is in reasonably good condition with some visible signs of wear.

Measurements are: approx.
Width incl. handset: 26 cm.
Height including cradle: 32 cm.
Depth at the base: 13 cm.

Will be carefully packaged and shipped via insured mail at value with Track and Trace.

Lot details
Object
An induction telephone
Material
Bakelite, Steel, Wood
Manufacturer/ Brand
Ericsson
Model/ Name
Type B
Estimated Period
1907-1924
Country of Origin
Sweden
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
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