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Telephone No. 12 Common Battery (B.I.H. Type)

Telephone, Common Battery, Table, (B.I.H. Type)

Produced by British Insulated & Helsby, this candlestick is based on a Western Electric model.  It has a branded BI&H solid back transmitter.  It is BI&H' s Model TS460 or TS462 and comes with its own branded bellbox.  Unusually there are five wires between the bellbox and phone instead of the usual three.

Taken from Bob's Old Phones


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Last revised July 02, 2023