TELEPHONE No. 123
This is a coin box mounted on a wall board, complete with Transmitter arm. The Box Coin Collecting No. 13 has a bell receiver that locates on switch hooks fitted in the top left hand side of the casing. This telephone required a Bellset No. 1.
Used in Automatic exchange areas and modified for use on UAX No. 5's (Diagram E627 refers - 1929).
The coin mechanism (Mechanism No. 13) was superseded by the Mechanism No. 14. The main difference being the bullet shaped brass connectors that locate on brass strips, fixed to the coin box case. The Mechanism No. 14 was also a used on it's own along with different telephones.
Below is the makers imprint and date from the rear of the back board from the set shown to the right.
Telephone included (1928):-
To be requisitioned separately:-
This telephone superseded the Telephone No. 119.
Circuit diagram - N223 (1926).
Circuit diagram - AT 1860.
Drawing for Frame Notice No. 18 - 8649.
Telephone No. 123 with glassed reject shute (1930)
Last revised: October 17, 2023