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Title landline telephone
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Date circa 1970-1989
Description This push button British Rail telephone was designed to be wall mounted and was intended for employee use only. The metal box containing the telephone has an illustration of the handset on the door and two ringer bells at the rear. The receiver is made from black phenol formaldehyde and there is a plastic sign on the inside of the lid which reads 'Clip handset firmly in position before closing door'.
Accession Number AIBDC : 000876
Dimensions length 300mm, width 140mm, depth 160mm
Materials plastic, PF, phenol formaldehyde, bakelite - generic term, metal
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.
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Method compression moulded



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