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Jubilee telephone with external bell box, 1977
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Title
Jubilee telephone with external bell box, 1977
Jubilee Telephone, royal blue, 2S/A 4271 FWB 77/1
Work Type
Telecommunications
Date
1977
Location
Cwmbran
Material
metal (unknown); plastic (unidentified)
Measurements
overall (telephone): 110 mm x 240 mm x 140 mm, 1.59kg
Description
Jubilee telephone, made by the Post Office, Cwmbran, Wales, 1977. Balmoral blue telephone with separate bell housing. S/A 4271 FWB 77/1.; Jubilee telephone, made by the Post Office, Cwmbran Wales, 1977. Balmoral blue telephone with separate bell housing. S/A 4271 FWB 77/1.; Jubilee telephone, made by the Post Office, Cwmbran Wales, 1977.; The Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977 marked the effective start of a move away from a single standard design of telephones. It was the first telephone designed and manufactured by the Post Office. It was designed in 'Balmoral blue'. It was not very popular, as the dial and external housing for the bell made it look old-fashioned.
Repository
Science Museum, Information Age Gallery: Exchange
Donated by BT Heritage and Archives
Subject
telephone
ID Number
co8054861
Source
Image and original data from Science Museum Group - https://collection.sciencemuseum.org.uk
Rights
The source metadata displayed in the Description field is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 license - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/. All other source metadata is released under Creative Commons Zero - https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/. The image is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License - https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/.
File Properties
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SSID
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