TELEPHONE No. 194 & 1/194

Introduced in 1932, this is a Bakelite cased table telephone with (Tele 1/194) or without (Tele 194) a tray for subscribers personal directory.  It was intended for use with Repeater, Telephonic No. 9A which was supplied for the hard of hearing on System C.B.S. No.1, C.B.S. No. 2, C.B.S No. 3 and Magneto circuits (or on long CB/Auto lines).

Telephone No. 1/194 was used with either a Bellset No. 5 or 15 in LB areas.   This telephone requires a bellset to work.

The handset was a Telephone No. 184.

The telephone came in the following colours: Black, Jade Green, Ivory and Chinese red.

C.B.S. No.1 - Diagram N 1821 - Bellset No. 5.
C.B.S. No. 2 and C.B.S. No. 3 - Diagram N 1821 - Bellset No. 15.
Magneto - Diagram N 1831 - Bellset No. 15 and Generator No. 4CN.

Telephone included (1946 and 1956):-
1 x Base, Telephone No. 1/162 (Colour).
1 x Part No. 2/SCU/1
1 x Part No. 1/SPL/321 (Colour).
1 x Part No. 1/SCR/1 (Colour).
1 x Part No. 3/SSP/513.
2 x 1 x Part No. 1/SWA/72.
1 x Cord, Instrument, No. 10/05H, Brown, 54".
1 x Dial, Automatic, Dummy, No.3 (Colour).
1 x Telephone No. 184 (Colour).

Circuit diagram N294.

Circuit diagram LD50 (Mark 1).

General information on 200 type telephones

How to dismantle a Telephone No. 194

Collectors Information - what to look for

How to restore Bakelite

Labels that fit in the sliding tray

How to fit a Bellset to a Pyramid Telephone

Colour samples

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