ERICSSON TELEPHONE No. 388


COMMON BATTERY TABLE SET No. 388

388.jpg (25692 bytes)Fitted with special common battery hand micro-telephone and 1000 ohm bridged bell.
A two-microfarad condenser is fitted in series with the bell, so that there is normally no path through the instrument for battery currents. The bell, condenser, and terminals are fitted on a special wall fitting.

Weight 9.3 lbs.

Price 4 7s.

Also known as "The Spider" and was Ericsson's first Central Battery telephone.

Later re-numbered as the CG1100 .

Taken from the Ericsson Telephone Catalogue 1903

See more pictures at http://www.angus1.com/ericsson/spider.htm

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Last revised: March 10, 2002