ATM TELEPHONE L.11559

 


STROWGER TABLE LOCAL BATTERY TELEPHONE

L.11559

Bakelite table table telephone for use with Bellsets 21 or 31 on CBS and Magneto systems. Being a Local Battery (LB) telephone, this phone is powered from a local power source (battery).

Similar to the GPO Telephone No. 196.

The phone has extra contacts but no other internal components.  A Bellset must be used.

The L1159A Special, had a switch located in the dial aperture (see pictures below).  The switch is not wired into the phone, but two extend from the phone and are terminated externally.

Click here on how to convert a Telephone No. 196 to plug and socket working

L11559A Special

Front view showing the switch in the dial aperture
 
Base of Telephone.
 
Internal view showing rear of switch

Pictures courtesy of Tony McCann

 
 
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