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Fitted with Four-magnet Generator, with Laminated Swedish Iron 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 1,000 ohms, fitted with 3 inch Gongs, and adjusted to ring through 25,000 ohms resistance, Induction Coil - primary 1 ohm, secondary 25 ohms, Automatic Cradle Switch with Gold-Silver Alloy Contacts, Plate Lightning Arrester with Perforated Mica Insulation, Hand Microtelephone with ‘Hunningscone-Deckert’ ‘Granular Carbon Transmitter, Double pole “Ring” Receiver, Four-conductor Green Flexible Cord, and Four-pin Plug fitting into a Four-way Jack let into the side of the Case. 

All Terminals enclosed at top of Telephone and protected by an Enamelled Metal Cover and Spring Catch. Extra Receiver Terminals and Nickel plated Hook are provided for additional Receiver if required.

Battery Box to hold two No. 2 Leclanché Cells. 

Woodwork of well-seasoned solid Polished Walnut, with Enamelled Metal Cover to Battery Box. All exterior metal parts Nickel-plated or Lacquered.

Overall dimensions, 29.5 in. x 10 in. x 10.5 in. Weight, 22.5 lbs.

Price in 1908 was £5.2.6

Taken from the GEC Telephone Catalogue, K Section, 10th Edition, 1908


Magneto Telephone for long distance ringing

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 "Hunningscone-Deckert" granulated carbon transmitter and double pole ring receiver.

Taken from the 1916 catalogue.

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