Portable Telephone

n1853.jpg (10546 bytes)Specially suitable for temporary stations or for testing lines.

A high-class polished hardwood case with carrying handle, containing:-

5-magnet generator, 2000 ohm magneto ringer, press button for short circuiting the receiver, micro-telephone with waterproof cord, 2 dry cells, clip for generator handle when not in use, and connecting terminals.

Micro-telephone N20183CT
Micro-telephone cord N4027
Dry cell N3754

Overall dimensions 8.25 x 12 x 6.75 inches
Weight 17.5 lb.

We can supply a very similar set for use on high tension systems.  With 3-magnet generator, 2000 ohm ringer, rare-gas arresters and Bakelite micro-telephone.

N1853A - Magneto Portable telephone - diagram N16160.
N1853B - Magneto Portable telephone with Morse key and buzzer - diagram N16161.

Introduced 1933.

Taken from the Ericsson Telephone Catalogue, edition No. 26, 1935 Supplement

Diagram N16160 is dated 1932.

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Last revised: June 22, 2020