MAGNETO CALL WALL TELEPHONE
FOR “BRIDGING” AND LONG DISTANCE LINE WORKING
THE “COLONIAL” SET
Fitted with Four magnet Generator, Armature wound to a resistance of 500 ohms, and Automatic Cut-out for
Short circuiting the Armature when in normal position, Polarized Bell, wound to a resistance of 1,000 ohms, fitted with
3 inch Gongs and adjusted to ring through a resistance of 25,000 ohms. Induction
Coil - primary I ohm, secondary 25 ohms. Long Automatic Switch Hook with Gold-Silver Alloy Contacts, Plate
Lightning Arrester with Perforated Mica Insulation, Hand Microtelephone fitted with new “Manchester” Shot
Carbon Transmitter specially constructed for hot climates, Four-way Green Flexible Cord and Plug, fitting into Four-way Jack let into the side of the Case.
All Terminals enclosed at top of Telephone with Enamelled Metal Cover and Spring Catch. Battery Box to accommodate two No. 2 Leclanché Cells. Woodwork of thoroughly-seasoned Polished Teak, well finished, with Enamelled Metal Cover to Battery Box. All exterior parts Nickel-plated and Lacquered.
Overall dimensions, 29.5 in. x l2.75 in. x 10.25 in.
Weight, 21 lbs. 8 ozs.
Price in 1908 was £5.0.0
Same as above, but fitted with Key for Short-circuiting the Bell when ringing and the Induction Coil when listening.
Price in 1908 was £5.2.6
Taken from the GEC Telephone Catalogue, K Section, 10th Edition, 1908
Peel Conner Magneto Telephone for bridging long distance working
The "Colonial" Set
Constructed of polished Walnut with enamelled cover to battery box, which
will hold two No. 2 Leclanche Cells.
Four magnet generator, 1000 ohm polarised bell ringer, induction coil,
automatic cradle switch, handset with "Manchester" shot carbon
transmitter and double pole ring receiver.
Taken from the 1916 catalogue.