Cream 1950's Original Antique Belgium Bell Telephone with a carrying handle
This rare enamelled Ivory colour Cream metal-bodied antique telephone was made by "BELL TELEPHONES" in Antwerp, Belgium in the 1950s. This special piece has a cream colour matching handset, with is quite unique.
On both sides of the body it has "Bell Telephones Antwerp" inscribed in gold. It also has a carrying handle. It is fitted with a beautiful original-looking plaited cord which blends beautifully with the body. This telephone is in superb condition for its age and is ready to use on a normal telephone line worldwide. The phone has a wonderful old ring & is heavy around 2kgs.
The heavy black handset is made of "BAKELITE" a material which was replaced by plastic in the late 1950's.
Dimensions in inches : Height 4.5", Depth 6",
Base 6.5" , Handset Width 9"
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 telephone line.
Please see the attached pictures for the connections.