Candlestick telephone used on long lines on CB, CBS and Magneto systems.  Also used on long private circuit wires and trunk local subscribers.

Used with a Bellset No. 21 in CB areas.

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

Telephone includes (1928):-
2 x Cords, Instrument No. 116.
1 x Cord, Instrument No. 222.
1 x Cord, Instrument No. 422.
1 x Hook, Receiver F.
1 x Transmitter No. 2.
1 x Receiver, Bell No. 1A.

To be requisitioned separately as required :-
1 x Cord, Instrument No. 608 (see Diagram C.B.S. 599).
1 x Label No. 78.
1 x Strip, flexible, cord connection, 4 or 6 terminal.

When fitted with a Transmitter No. 1, and used on Private Circuits, a Label No. 43B would be fitted between the speaking tube and the transmitter body.

Circuit diagram N 254.

Diagram C.B. 1333.

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Candlestick construction

Candlestick Manufacturing (Messrs Keitmann)

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