Antique wooden wall telephone with copper earpiece and bell
Oak case, the earpierce has still his original fabric cord.
ATEA Antwerp Belgium
After the invention of the telephony, the American telecommunications industry soon went to Europe. In Antwerp, the 'Bell Telephone Manufacturing Company' was founded in 1882, commonly called 'Bell'. Ten years later, in 1892, ATEA followed. 'Bell' and ATEA developed and manufactured telephone and power stations for the interior and for export.
In fairly good condition, with wear due to age and usage.
Hight: 29 cm .
width: 14 cm .
depth: 10 cm
weight: 1,1 kg
- A wooden wall phone, ca.1900
- oak case, metal bell and copper earpiece
- Manufacturer/ Brand
- The Antwerp Telephone and Electric Works
- Estimated Period
- Early 20th century
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
- 29×14×10 cm
- 1.1 kg