Introduced in 1933 this Bakelite cased CB or Automatic instrument was intended for use with Box, Coin Collecting No. 14 and various non-ASTIC Bellsets.

This telephone was used with a Bellset No. 30.

Telephone No. 218 was superseded in 1935 by Telephone No. 238 (used with Bellsets No. 33 or 35).

The handset was called a Telephone No. 164.

Telephone No. 218:-
1 x Cords, Instrument No. 706.
1 x Cords, Instrument No. 521.
1 x Dial, Automatic S.S., No. 11.
1 x No. 1 /SBA/2.
1 x No. 1/SCR/l.
1 x No. 2/SCU/l.
1 x No. 1/SPL/321.
1 x No. 3/SSP/5I3.
4 x Parts No. 1/SBU/1.
2 x Parts No. 1/SWA/72.
1 x Telephone No. 164.
1 x Transformer No. 35A.

Circuit diagram - N318.

Circuit diagram - AT2411.

Circuit diagram - CB 1517.

General information on 200 type telephones

Collectors Information - what to look for

How to restore Bakelite

How to dismantle a 200 type telephone

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