TELEPHONE No. 242
Bakelite table telephone introduced
in 1936 and used with a Bellset
No. 36 on BCC No. 14D and BCC No. 14E in UAX No's 5
& 6 (Automatic) exchange
The Bellset contained the Induction Coil, Capacitor and Bell Ringer.
Only produced in the colour black.
There was a Mark 1 and Mark 2. The difference was that the Mark 1 used a Telephone No. 164 (Mk 1) whilst the Mark 2 used a Telephone No. 164 (Mk 2).
Terminal nuts are 4BA (Part No. 1/SNU/51).
The frame that supports the switch hooks,
also has terminals and contact springs attached. The
contact springs came with either one contact or two contacts per
spring. This telephone could use either - the parts numbers are
Telephone includes (1946):-
To be requisitioned separately when required:-
Circuit Diagram - N342.
Specification - S108.
Last revised: February 02, 2023