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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 circa 1966
Description This telephone called the 'Trimphone' was designed by Martyn Rowlands in the 1960s. 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 version is made from pale and dark green ABS plastic with a smoky transparent plastic dial.
Accession Number AIBDC : 003365
Dimensions height 120mm, width 230mm, depth 120mm
Materials plastic, ABS, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
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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