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Ship's Bridge Telephone, Early 20th Century

Inventory Number: 58568
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2004-9/654
Brief Description: Ship's Bridge Telephone, with nickel-plated bell, hook and speaker in wall-mounting lidded mahogany? case. Including exterior nickel-plated receiver with polished black bakelite? mouthpiece connected to apparatus with cord. With red button on side case, possibly for emergency or calling.
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Mahogany?
nickel
bakelite?
copper
plastic
assorted metals
fibre

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