Introduced circa 1914 this Candlestick Telephone used on automatic systems on extension plans.

For use originally on Siemens Rotary Exchange Systems at Grimsby, Southampton, Stockport and the two village exchanges at Hurley and Ramsey.

This telephone became the standard prior to the introduction of the Tele No. 124 with Dial No. 8 in November 1922.

Originally fitted with a Dial No. 3, but later sets had the Dial, Automatic No. 8FS.

The diagram (dated 1921) shows this telephone connected to a Bellset No. 1 with a bias spring.

The diagram (dated 1923) shows this telephone used as an internal extension on Plans 5 and 5A.

Made by Siemens.

Telephone includes (1928):-
2 x Cords, instrument, No. 116.
1 x Cord, instrument, No. 222, waterproof.
1 x Cord, instrument, No. 422, waterproof.
1 x Cord, instrument, No. 420 or No. 433.
1 x Dial, automatic, No.3 or No. 8FS.
1 x Hook, receiver, F.
1 x Transmitter No. 1.
1 x Receiver, Bell, No. 1A.

Superseded by Telephone No. 150S in 1928.

Circuit diagram - N182.

Diagram A.T. 500.


Picture courtesy of Chris Boyce

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