TELEPHONE SR 1001


THQ CIRCULAR
JUNE 1978
B 14/78

SPECIAL RANGE TELEPHONE
PLESSEY MICKEY MOUSE

INTRODUCTION
This THQ Circular announces the introduction of the Mickey Mouse Special Range telephone. It will be manufactured, under licence from Walt Disney and supplied to the Post Office by Plessey Telecommunications Ltd. For PO purposes the telephone will be known as the Plessey Mickey Mouse telephone, a name which will be used on all advertising material, advice notes etc and in all contacts with customers. The PO code for engineering purposes will be Tele SR1001.

There will be a phased introduction starting with the LTR (London telephone Region) in June, 1978 and leading to national availability before the end of the year.

DESCRIPTION
The Plessey Mickey Mouse telephone is made of plastic and stands 420mm high from the bottom of the brown base. It can be provided on DEL's Shared Service, plan 1A and plan 4 and switchboard extensions.

TARIFF AND INSURANCE VALUE
The tariff and insurance value for the Plessey Mickey Mouse are:

Rental £3, Per quarter

Single Payment Charge £45. This is unabatable.

These charges are additional to the connection and rental charges for exchange lines and extensions with which the Plessey Mickey Mouse telephone is associated. A change of instrument charge should also be raised where applicable.

Insurance value - £110

As with other charges these charges attract VAT at the standard rate.

STORES ORDERING
The address for ordering supplies of the Plessey Mickey Mouse telephone is:

Department LT1
Plessey Telecommunications Ltd
Private Systems Division
Beeston
NOTTINGHAM
NG9 1LA

The contract number which will be quoted on all orders related to the Plessey Mickey Mouse telephone is 577207.

PURCHASING LIMITS
Authority will be given by THQ to Areas, as availability of the telephone is extended to exceed the A1035 local order for the purchase of Special Range telephones. The cost of a new Plessey Mickey Mouse telephone from Plessey will be £54.64.


TELECOMMUNICATIONS INSTRUCTION
B MARKETING COMMERCIAL
4 Facilities and. Apparatus
B0311
Issue 1, Jan 1980

SPECIAL RANGE TELEPHONE (SRT)
MICKEY MOUSE BY PLESSEY

This instruction deals with the physical description, field of use, title and identification telephone.

DESCRIPTION
The Mickey Mouse telephone is a reproduction in moulded plastic of the Walt Disney cartoon character in its original colours of Red, White, Black and. Yellow. The square plinth supporting the figure is of Brown plastic simulated as wood. The telephone has a standard. rotary dial operation, and a button for shared service use is on the top of the plinth, to the left of the dial. The telephone has an internal tone caller with a user adjustable volume control located on the left side of the plinth. The telephone is supplied. fitted with a five way line cord., three metres long when fully extended, terminated with a Plug 505. Alternative cords cannot be provided. This telephone has a standard telephone number label.

DIMENSIONS
Height 380 mm, Width 250 mm, Depth 215 mm, Weight 2 kg.

FIELD OF USE
Type A: Exclusive and shared exchange lines, PBX extensions without recall facility and main stations and extensions of Plans 1A and 4 including Plan 4 off 1A.

IDENTIFICATION AND TITLE
The marketing title is Mickey Mouse by Plessey and will be used in all advertising and publicity for the telephone and in contacts with the general public. The PO engineering title is Telephone SR1001A. Post Office ownership can be confirmed against the appearance of this number, the year of manufacture, and the words ‘Post Office Property’ which are marked on the base.


Notes:
The handset looks like a Handset No. 16 but is in fact slightly smaller. A Handset No. 16 cannot be substituted for the original as it is too big and will not be held by Mickey's hand.

The ringer is a tone ringer that is the same as the one fitted to the Trimphone (Telephone No. 722).

The large white button to the left of the dial is a recall button used for transferring calls on telephone systems.

Special Range Telephone Suffix's
A = NO RECALL, CALLING DEVICE
B = NO RECALL, NO CALLING DEVICE
C = RECALL, CALLING DEVICE
D = RECALL, NO CALLING DEVICE
G = MF DIALLING

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