BELL No. 59A
|Similar to Bellset No. 26, but has no capacitor fitted.
Used extensively as an extension bell for internal use only. Early versions came with a black Bakelite cover whilst later versions could have a plastic cover coloured elephant grey, ivory or black.
Picture to the right shows a black plastic covered bellset. The paper
bag contained three round headed screws for fitting the bell to a wall.
Converting a Bell No. 59 to work in the UK
Bell No. 59 Unmounted
This is the bell ringer itself and this could be fitted in telephones, bells or bellsets.
Bells 59A-1 unmounted = Twin 500 ohm coils, used in Tele 706, 710 etc (two fly leads fitted). Introduced in October 1958.
Bells 59B-1 unmounted = Twin 500 ohm coils, used, used in Tele 706 with printed circuit board (coil tags directly soldered to board). Introduced in October 1959.
Bells 59C-1 unmounted = Twin 500 ohm coils, used in Tele 746, 740 etc. Introduced in December 1961.
Bells 59D-1 unmounted = Twin 2000 ohm coils, used to convert old apparatus to PST/new plan
(two fly leads) - shown above. Introduced in January 1980.
Last revised: December 06, 2015