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British Telecom, Genie

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Title Genie
Collection Museum of Design in Plastics: Arts University Bournemouth
Manufacturer A.P. Besson
Manufactured For British Telecom
Date 1983
Description A British Telecom "Genie" model TSR 8022A push button telephone from the 1980s. This telephone with its moulded hand set forming an oval shape is cream with a gold coloured plate surrounding the white buttons. It was manufactured for British Telecom in the UK by A.P. Besson, and was introduced to the UK market around 1983. The Genie boudoir telephone was the first to use an electronic ringer.
Accession Number AIBDC : 005029
Dimensions height 110mm, width 100mm, length 240mm
Materials plastic, ABS, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, 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 injection moulded
Object Type landline telephone



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