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GPO, Trimphone

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Title Trimphone
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Designer Rowlands, Martyn
Manufacturer STC Ltd.
Manufactured For GPO
Date 1966
Description This angular telephone called the 'Trimphone' was designed in 1960s by Martyn Rowlands. The sleek and modern design was original and differed from conventional telephones by having the handset vertically along the length of the phone, because of this it won the Design Award in 1966. This example is made of beige and cream-coloured ABS and has a round dial and square hook both made from transparent smoke coloured plastic.
Accession Number AIBDC : 000168
Dimensions length 210mm, width 110mm, height 110mm
Materials plastic, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, ABS
Notes Everyday objects, such as those in this collection, are sometimes difficult to research. If you have any information about this object please contact the museum on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Rights MoDiP has done its utmost to obtain clearance from all IPR holders before adding images to this catalogue, if you believe that any image has been used without permission please contact us on modip@aub.ac.uk.
Method injection moulded
Object Type landline telephone



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