Introduced in 1936, this is a telephone housed in a Teak box, suspended by extendable rods and balance weights, from an overhead rail.

This was a special item only used in Billingsgate Fishmarket, London.

You can just about see two in the picture below, one to the left above the two chaps heads and the other just to the right of centre.  The phone was mounted in a box which could be lowered or moved sideways on the overhead rails.

Introduced 1936.

The Telephone No. 152A was fitted with a Telephone No. 162 mounted on a Bellset No. 25.
The Telephone No. 152B was fitted with a Telephone No. 232 mounted on a Bellset No. 26.

Adjustment of Magneto bells

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