gec.gif (1164 bytes)Cavendish Hotel, London


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Meter reading - These are the telephone extension meters for each room
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Meter reading - Note that each meter is reset to zero after being read
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Reception desk - Message waiting panel is centre
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Reception desk - Message waiting panel is central. Note the pendant telephones with neon lights in the handsets. The dial can be slide back under the desk.
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Teleprinter
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PABX 3 Switchboards. To the right of the Switchboard is a vacuum tube system
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Mr Joe Louis using a deak phone (note the lamps for message waiting)
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Bathroom phone - Telephone No. 711CB (no dial)
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Bedroom phone - Telephone No. 711 with lamps, one of which would be used for message waiting
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PABX 3 equipment - General view of the equipment
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PABX 3 equipment - Closest rack has Line Finders whilst it looks like Exchange Line relaysets on the furthest rack
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Subscribers Private Meter Units - These pick up the meter pulse from the GPO exchange and the relay in the unit operates the extension meter
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PABX 3 equipment - 1st selector and maid service rack

 
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