Automatic Pedestal Telephone

Candlestick table telephone used with Repeater Telephonic No. 9A on CB systems.

As main difference between this set and a normal candlestick telephone is that the Switch Hooks have an additional set of contacts that make contact when off hook.

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

Introduced in 1927.

Used with Bellset No. 1.

Telephone includes (1928):-
2 x Cords, Instrument No. 116.
1 x Cord, Instrument No. 222.
1 x Cord, Instrument No. 702.
1 x Hook, Receiver F.
1 x Transmitter No. 1.
1 x Receiver, Bell No. 1A.

Circuit Diagram - N246 (Dated 1927).

Circuit diagrams - CB 1260, N1810 and N1812.

This telephone would not have a dial as shown in the picture, but would instead have a dummy dial plate.

Click here for pictures of a Candlestick before refurbishment

Click here for Candlestick construction and how to dismantle the phone

Candlestick construction

Candlestick Manufacturing (Messrs Keitmann)

How to convert to Plug and Socket

Collectors Information - what to look for

Telephone mouthpiece sanitisers


Termination markings

6   1
3   5
R   T



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