TELEPHONE No. 226


Bakelite cased table telephone for use with Repeater Telephonic No. 17a (a battery-operated valve amplifier) and a Bellset No. 26 for the hard of hearing in CB & Auto systems.

This model had a rheostat knob (Potentiometer No. 9A), rear of the handset for adjusting the volume at the handset.  The handset was a Handset No. 184.  There was an additional earpiece which hangs on a hook which is fixed to the rheostat housing.

Introduced in 1934 this telephone had the improved ASTIC transmission arrangement.

This model came in Black, Chinese red, Ivory and Jade green.

The telephone casing was Bakelite and the rheostat housing was made of steel.

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Picture from the rear of a Telephone No. 226, showing the rheostat.
There is also a hook for a watch receiver.

More Pictures of the Telephone No. 226

Front View Side View
   
Looking down form above the phone Rear View
   
Inards Base
 
 
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