Introduced in 1937 this Bakelite table telephone was used on Police Telephone Systems PA 350 & PA 450 and fitted in Posts, P.A. No's 2 & 3.

The telephone came complete with a drawer-less base that has two flanges (one on each side - as shown in the picture) for fixing the phone directly to a shelf within the police post using wood screws.  The supplied base consists of a base - Part No. 1/SBA/2 fitted with two brackets - Part No. 1/SBR/11, minus the four rubber feet - 1/SBU/1.

The frame that supports the switch hooks, also has terminals and contact springs attached.  This frame uses springs with two contacts per spring (Springset Part No. 1/SSP/704) on a frame - Part No. 2/SSW/6.

The phone has no dial and the aperture is fitted with a blank plate called a Dial, Automatic, Dummy No. 3.

Works in conjunction with a Relay-switch, Combination No.2, which operated the lamp on top of the Police post.

The Mark 1 has a Coil, Induction No. 24 whilst the Mark 2 has a Coil, Induction No. 27.

Telephone includes (Rate Book 1947 and 1956):-
1 x Coil, Induction No. 27.
1 x Parts No. 1/SBR/3.
1 x Parts No. 1/SBR/4.
1 x Parts No. 1/SBA/2.
1 x Parts No. 1/SCR/1 Black.
1 x Parts No. 2/SCU/1.
1 x Parts No. 1/SPL/321 Black.
1 x Parts No. 3/SSP/513.
2 x Parts No. 2/SSW/6.
2 x Parts No. 1/SBR/11.
1 x Dial, Automatic, Dummy No.3 .
1 x Telephone No. 164, Black.
1 x Cord, Instrument No. 3/63KB, 33".

To be requisitioned separately:-
1 x Cords, Instrument No. 7/10M, 14".
1 x Relay-switch, Combination No.2.

Circuit Diagram - N344.

Drawing - 90475.

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