TELEPHONE No. 63
|Telephone for hotel use. CB working.
Telephone No.63 was used by GPO and was a Western Electric type 130A. It had a single wire from the transmitter, the other side of the transmitter being connected to the frame. Western Electric later changed it to a two wire transmitter and it became model number 1130A.
It was used in conjunction with a Bellset No. 11 (Western Electric type 131A and later 1131A) which had no gongs, the clapper of the ringer beat against two tabs on the inside of the case to make a noise.
Last revised: February 29, 2012