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Telephone No. 38AT


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The 38AT and the 138AT were the standard PMG automatic (dial) telephone introduced with the new automatic exchanges installed from 1922.  This type was superseded by the introduction of the 162AT in the 1930's but many still remained in service until the late 1940's.

The 38AT had a solid back transmitter, while the 138AT was fitted with a No. 13 insert transmitter in a Bakelite housing.

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To make a complete telephone the 38/138AT was fitted with a No 1 or No 25 bell set.  The dial was a No 10.

To make a complete telephone the 38/138AT was fitted with a No 1 or No 25 bell set.  The dial was a No 10.

Telephone 38 Lockable, popular in Police Call Boxes in throughout Sydney

Source: PMG Technicians Handbook 1951

 
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