This page consists of two different models with the same GEC catalogue number
Similar to K8387 but arranged for wall mounting and comes with a black enamelled wall mounting bracket. Table pattern automatic telephone comprising Bakelite hand combination without key in handle, fitted with improved type of inset transmitter, which can readily be removed if necessary, also superior quality receiver, D.C. ringer in lieu of A.C. ringer, automatic switch cradle. Case of single black Bakelite moulding, with stainless steel finger plate.
Used on the K8393 and K8394 PAX's.
Known by GEC as the Gecophone
See also the table model K8389
Weight - 6lb.
Dimensions - 9.25in x 5.75in x 6.75in.
Taken from the 1932 and 1935 GEC catalogues
A suspended type of Transmitter, with Adjustable and Sliding Arm, and a Double-pole Bell Receiver, and a Five-magnet Hand Generator, are provided for the operator’s position. Switches are provided for throwing in or out the Hand or Power Generator, the Night Bell and the operator’s Speaking Battery.
The Keyboard is hinged, to allow of easy access to the keys, The Wiring is thoroughly and highly insulated, and specially treated to withstand the extremes of heat and damp in all climates.
The Cabinet Work is of highly-finished Golden Oak, but can be of any specified wood to suit local requirements, if specially ordered.
Last revised: January 28, 2022