The Antwerp Telephone and Electric Works - A wooden wall phone, ca.1900 - oak case, metal bell and copper earpiece

Description
The Antwerp Telephone and Electric Works - A wooden wall phone, ca.1900 - oak case, metal bell and copper earpiece
Belgium - Early 20th century

Antique wooden wall telephone with copper earpiece and bell
Oak case, the earpierce has still his original fabric cord.

ATEA Antwerp Belgium

early 1900s

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

Lot details
Object
A wooden wall phone, ca.1900
Material
oak case, metal bell and copper earpiece
Manufacturer/ Brand
The Antwerp Telephone and Electric Works
Estimated Period
Early 20th century
Country of Origin
Belgium
Condition
Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes
Dimensions
29×14×10 cm
Weight
1.1 kg
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