TELEPHONE No. 124


Candlestick telephone used on Extension Plan No. 1.

Fitted in Auto areas and fitted with a Dial No. 8 and used with a Bellset No. 1 (with bias spring).

Superseded the Telephone No. 72 and was itself superseded by the Telephone No. 150.

The Telephone No. 124S was supplied with a Dial, Auto No. 10FS and used on Siemens systems in Grimsby, Hurley, Ramsey, Southampton and Stockport areas.

The Telephone No. 124W supplied with a Dial, Auto No. 10FW and used on S.T. & C's  (late W.E. Co.) exchanges at Darlington and Dudley.

Superseded by the Telephone No. 150.

The picture to the right shows a Telephone No. 124 with a privately supplied telephone directory.  This is attached to the stem of the telephone.

The GPO Rate Book from 1928/1929 advises of the following:-
2 x Cords, Instrument, No. 116
1 x Cord, Instrument, No. 222waterproof
1 x Cord, Instrument, No. 302 waterproof
1 x Cord, Instrument, No. 433
1 x Dial, Automatic, No. 8FA
1 x Hook, Receiver, F
1 x Transmitter, No. 1
1 x Receiver, Bell, No. 1A
 

 
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