Portable Telephone
The Morsiphone

n1870.jpg (13712 bytes)Portable Telephone for use on Telegraph Lines.

This portable telephone for superimposing oil existing telegraph or block-signalling circuits, is ideal for railway linesmen's use.

It is of the vibratory call type and is equipped with micro-telephone, buzzer, Morse key, induction coil, condenser and line and earth reels with winding handle ; each reel having 6o feet of flexible cable for attaching to a line hook and earth clamp respectively. The battery compartment will take 4 cells each 6  inches high x 2.5 inches square.

Overall dimensions:
11.5 x 16.5 x 8 inches.

N 1870 Weight does not include batteries.

Code No.   Description   Weight lbs.
N1870   For outward calling only   19.75
N1870A   As N1870 but buzzer fitted internally   19.75
N1870B   For both-way calling   19.75

NOTE - The Morsiphone can also be supplied as a wall set.

We supply accessories such as insulated rods for making contact with overhead line wires.

Introduced 1931.

Taken from the Ericsson Telephone Catalogue, edition No. 26 Supplement 1932

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Last revised: April 08, 2000