TELEPHONE No. 124
table telephone (Candlestick) for use on automatic circuits. Used on Extension Plan No. 1.
Fitted in Auto areas and fitted originally with a Dial, Automatic No. 3 which was superseded by the Dial, Automatic No. 8. A Bellset No. 1 with bias spring was normally used.
The Telephone No. 124S was supplied with a Dial, Automatic No. 10FS and used on Siemens systems in Grimsby, Hurley, Ramsey, Southampton and Stockport areas.
The Telephone No. 124W supplied with a Dial, Automatic No. 10FW and used on S.T. & C's (late W.E. Co.) exchanges at Darlington and Dudley.
When used as a X station on shared service lines the telephone is connected to a Bellset, No. 18
Superseded by the Telephone No. 150.
Early table telephones were connected to the internal wiring with a Strip, Flexible Cord Connection. Click here for more information.
The picture to the right shows a Telephone No. 124 with a privately supplied telephone directory. This is attached to the stem of the telephone by a clamp and was not approved by the GPO.
Telephone included (1928):-
Circuit diagram - N224.
Circuit diagram - AT 754.
Last revised: November 20, 2021