Magneto Table Telephone

The Telephone No. 18 is the same basic telephone but with wiring modifications as the Telephone No. 16.  The Telephone No. 16 has the bell ringer connected to earth, whilst the Telephone No. 18 has the bell ringer connected across the line.

Also know as the "Telephone, Table, with Generator".

As only a speaking battery is required where Generator ringing is provided, arrangements were made to supply a "Battery Box, Bracket, 2-cell," upon which, by means of a "Baseboard, Table Telephone" and two clamping screws, a Table Telephone, with Generator, can be converted into a complete Wall Telephone, including Battery Box.  The Bracket Battery Box will contain two Dry Cells "Y" size, which are, of course, a separate item.

The spare Flexible Cord can be disposed of in the recess behind the Box, and the Battery leads taken through a hole provided below the Battery Case. The door of the Battery Box is fastened by means of a lock similar to those used for Magneto Bells.

This set is similar to Telephone, Table, with Generator, "B" (Telephone No. 16), the latter being modified for C.B.S. working.

Early table telephones were connected to the internal wiring with a Strip, Flexible Cord Connection.  Click here for more information.

Exchange number label is a Label No. 65.

Circuit Diagram - N118.

Circuit Diagram - TL129.

Telephone Includes:-
1 x Bell No. Magneto 1000R.
2 x Bell-gongs No. 4.
1 x Coil, Inductor, No.
1 x Cords, Flexible, No. 604.
1 x Strip, Cords Flexible, Connector, 6-Terminal, Mounted.
1 x Generator No.
1 x Telephone No. 28.



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Last revised: October 28, 2023