1950's Antique Black Swiss Table Bakelite Telephone
Rare Antique Swiss 1950's Black Bakelite Table Telephone
This telephone was made in the 1950 by WEIDMANN of SWITZERLAND for Swiss HOTELS. Like any excellent Swiss engineered product, it a has beautifully crafted internal mechanism. The original factory fitted circuit diagram paper on the base has details :
GO=PTT-TT-Abtig / 9.11.82 / BT 1-39.304.5
The body in excellent condition. The chrome bells at the back have a beautiful loud ringing sound. The internal mechanism is in immaculate condition as expected in Swiss products. Superb telephone for a serious collector. This telephone has clean elegant line , its extremely difficult to find in good condition.
HT : 23cm/9" , W : 13.5cm / 5.4" , D : 17.5cm / 7"
The General Post Office (GPO) of the United Kingdom carried also the sole responsibility for providing telecommunication services across the country.
All our antique telephones are fully stripped down, polished & rewired with hand platted cords in our workshop near Oxford , England. The phones have all original fittings inside and we try to keep all the original parts wherever possible. They come fitted with a standard British connection & all International customers ( USA, Europe, Asia Etc) will be provided with a RJ11 adapter, so the customer can use the phone on any fixed analogue telephone land line.
Please see the attached pictures for the Uk & international RJ11 connections.