A wall telephone with prepayment coin collecting box used on call offices in Manual (Central Battery) exchange areas.

The Box Coin Collecting No. 13 has a bell receiver that locates on switch hooks fitted at the top left hand side of the casing.

Used with a Bellset No. 1 and Relays & Coil No. 29AN, which were fitted externally to the telephone..

Fitted with a Lock No. 31 (Engineering cover) and a Lock No. 4 (Coin box cover).

Filled in switch hook slots and screw holes can still be found in existing boxes that were factory refurbished into BCC No. 14's.

The  Transmitter No. 1 could have Label No. 43A fitted between the speaking tube and the transmitter body.  This label advised of the Exchange name and number.

If emergency call facilities were required, then a Press Button G would be fitted in the backboard.

Telephone included (1928):-
1 x Arm, Transmitter No. 1.
1 x Box, Coin-collecting No. 13, complete.
2 x Cords, Instrument No. 116.
1 x Cord, Instrument No. 222, waterproof.
1 x Frame, Notice No. 1.
1 x Glass No. 3.
1 x Hook, Receiver F.
1 x Label No. 43A.
1 x Switch, Receiver No. 2.
1 x Transmitter No. 1.
1 x Receiver, Bell No. 1A.

Circuit diagram - N215.
Circuit diagram - C.B. 1258.

View showing the cash box plate
(bottom Right)
Picture taken in 1929
Cash plate lock fits lower left


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