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Rare Telephones from 1892 Catalogue – CD, DVD or DVD for stand alone DVD player, 41 illustrations, Published by The Consolidated Telephone Contruction and Maintenance Co. Ltd. For your own use only, must be licensed for commercial use.


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Weight 250 g
Dimensions 350.3 × 250 × 25 mm
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LARGE LETTER POST Padded Envelope 250g 1st Class Post £1.50

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cd-pdf, dvd-pdf, dvd-pdf for stand alone player

This catalogue is stamped the agents copy, Cox-Walkers, Electrical Engineers, 9 & 13 West Register Street, Edinburgh.
Published by The Consolidated Telephone Construction and Maintenance Company Limited, Illustrated Catalogue, Entered at Stationers Hall. All previous lists cancelled, Telegraphic Address: INDUCTION, London, Telephone No. 6617. Offices and Works No.109 Farringdon Road & No. 5 Leicester Place, London, E.C. July, 1892. The catalogue has 32 pages, and is illustrated on every page. ALL TELEPHONES MADE IN LONDON. List of illustrations include, 3 Receivers, Flatten, Flavour, Flamy. 5 Transmitters, Ham, Hack, Hand, Hall & Haft. 2 No.1a Transmitter, Receiver, Cord & Call complete named Air, No.1b Transmitter, Receiver, Cord & Call complete, named Bib. No5 Carbon Pencil Transmitter (8 Pencils), Gower-Bell Receiver, with Magneto Call, Blackboard and Battery Box. No 6 Gower-Bell Transmitter, with Two Bell receivers and Vibrating Bell named Loud. N.11 Hunnings transmitter, Magneto, Bell receiver, Cord, Blackboard and Battery Box, named Last. N.12 Carbon Pencil Transmitter (10 Pencils) Magneto Bell, Bell Receiver, Watch Receiver, Cords, Blackboard and Battery Box, named Porter. No 13 same as 12. code word, with 1 Receiver named Gadfly, with 2 Receiver named Gadus. No 14 First Table Mounted, named Gallic. No 15a Carbon Pencil Transmitted (10 Pencils) Two Receivers and Cords, named Crocus. No 16 A pattern with Blake Transmitter, named Latch. No 16 B pattern with 2 Pencil Transmitter, named Latchet. No 17 Hunnings Transmitter on Switch Bell with Receiver and Cord, named Compact. No 18 Carbon Pencil Transmitter (8 Pencils) Call Bell, Receiver and Cord, named Cooler. No 20 For Inter-Communication between room and room, named Rover. No 21 Granulated Carbon Transmitter, Receiver, Cord and Bell, named Domestic. No 22 Granulated Carbon Transmitter, Receiver, Cord and Bell, with desk stand, named Garden, wall mounted, named Garland. No 26 Granulated Carbon Transmitter, Magneto Call, Receiver and Cord, named Ration. No 27 Granulated Carbon Transmitter, Receiver, Cord and Bell, Complete, named Gamut. No 28 Wall mounted, Watch Receiver, Granulated Carbon Transmitter, Receiver, Cord and Bell, Battery Box, all as one assembly, named Larch. No 29 Pencil Transmitter, Magneto Bell, Receiver and Cord. Named Another. No 29a Magneto Transmitter, Magneto Bell, Receiver and Cord, named Martin. No 3 Wall mounted, , Granulated Carbon Transmitter, Magneto Bell, Watch Receiver and Cord, named Friend. No 33 b For Inter-Communication between room and room, code names, 2 drop, Care, 3 drop Cede, 4 drop Chip, 6 drop Clod. No 33b Inter-Communication 2 drop Curb, 3 drop Curry, 4 drop Day, 6 drop Dally. No 39a Large Double Bell, named Ebony. No 39c Double Bell, named Eden. No 41 3 Way Switch, named Trefoil.
In the old days we had time to NAME things, in this digital world number and letter codes just get longer. This small catalogue reminds us how far we have travelled in 114 years of progress. A rare opportunity to see how it all started. From the 1872 price list the cheapest was a single cord at 1/6 to a telephone with a bell at 77/6, approximately £6.25, x 114 years equals the price of a good mobile telephone today. A wonderful gift for anyone who likes telephone history. The CD contains 41 high resolution images in .tif format with LZW compression. This is a standard graphics format and readable in by most graphics programs and certainly the kind of programs used by a print shop. Each image is about 15MB in size and is designed to produce an A4 size image at the resolution of 400 DPI.