GEC K 40 & K 41
BATTERY WALL TELEPHONES
COMPLETE TELEPHONE STATION
well-known instrument ranks as a pioneer of Battery Ringing Telephones, having made its advent very shortly after the expiration
of the Telephone patents. It still maintains its position as the most satisfactory Battery Call Telephone Set at a moderate price,
it consists of the following parts: "Hunningscone-Deckert" Microphone, Induction Coil, Double Pole “Watch”
1904 - £1.5.0.
Price in 1904 - £1.8.0.
Described as a Midland Railway type in an annotation found in a copy of the Peel Conner Illustrated Telephone Catalogue, 9th edition, belonging to the cabinet works.
Taken from the G.E.C. Illustrated Telephone Catalogue 9th edition (1904)
Wiring two Telephones together
Each telephone requires three 1.5 volt batteries. The phones are connected together by two wires.
At each telephone connect the batteries as follows:-
Connect the two phones as follows:-
Last revised: June 11, 2012