L. M. Ericsson Mfg. telephone - Original antique wooden wall phone, 1921 - Wood, metal

Description
L. M. Ericsson Mfg. telephone - Original antique wooden wall phone, 1921 - Wood, metal
Sweden - First half 20th century

Beautiful original antique wooden wall telephone with nickel bells, battery box and writing table made by L. M. Ericsson company Stockholm, Sweden.
The phone has a magneto and a crank to make calls and has still his original fabric cable.
The batterycover is wood and metal. The painting technique on the metal is "graining" it's the practice of imitating wood grain on a non-wood surface. Graining was common in the 19th century,

Year: 1921

serial number 1837144, this means that the phone was made in 1921 bij LM Ericsson Mfg, Stockholm

In 1878 Lars Magnus Ericsson began making and selling his own telephone equipment, he made an agreement to supply telephones and switchboards to Sweden's first telecommunications operating company, Stockholms Allmänna Telefonaktiebolag.

Hight: 62 cm .
width: 21 cm .
depth: 23 cm

weight: 6,7 kg

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

Lot details
Object
Original antique wooden wall phone, 1921
Material
Wood, metal
Manufacturer/ Brand
L. M. Ericsson Mfg. telephone
Estimated Period
First half 20th century
Country of Origin
Sweden
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
62×21×23 cm
Weight
6.8 kg
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