LABELS


Label No. 43

Aluminium instruction label used on the front of Transmitter No. 1.  Included a paper dummy that fitted underneath the label.

No. 43 - Used in CB areas on DEL and Extensions.
No. 43A - Used in CB areas on Call Offices.
No. 43B - Used on Private Wires.
No. 43C - Used in Automatic areas.

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Label No. 78

Aluminium instruction label used on the front of Transmitter No. 2.  Included a paper dummy that fitted underneath the label.

No. 78 - Used in LB (C.B.S.) areas.
No. 78D - Used in Automatic areas.
No. 78E - Used in Director areas.
No. 78F - Used in Magneto areas.

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Label No. 131

Used on handle of Transmitters, F.A. No. 3, 6 or 7.

Printed with the word "PULL".
 

 
Label No. 138

Paper disc used on Dials, Automatic, No's 8, 9, 10 and 11.

No. 138 - Used on Dial No. 10LA, Marks 234, 235 and 235A in Director areas.  Superseded by Label No. 160A.

No. 138A - Used on Dials No's 8 and 10, Mark 234, 235 and 235A and also Dials No's 9 and 11 mark 234 in Non-Director areas.  Superseded by Label No. 160B.

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Label No. 139

Circular enamelled iron sign used on Posts, F.A. Brown.

Wording was as follows:-
"FIRE CALL.
BREAK GLASS, PULL HANDLE.
WHEN BUZZER STOPS LIFT RECR. FROM HOOK AND LISTEN.
GIVE ADDRESS OF FIRE.
SPEAK LOUDLY"

Size - 8.75" X 5.5".
 

 
Label No. 140

Enamelled iron sign used on Posts, F.A. Brown.

Wording was as follows:-
"FIRE CALL.
BREAK GLASS, PULL KNOB, WAIT FOR ENGINE".

Size - 8.5" x 5.1".
 

 
Label No. 141

Enamelled iron sign used on Posts, F.A. Brown.

Wording was as follows:-
"FIRE CALL.
BREAK GLASS, PULL KNOB, WAIT FOR ENGINE".

Size - 8.75" x 5.5".
 

 
Label No. 142

Enamelled iron sign used with Boxes, Wall, F.A. Type G or Posts, with Base, F.A. Type G.

Wording was as follows:-
"IN CASE OF FIRE,
BREAK GLASS, PULL HANDLE, WAIT FOR ENGINE".

Size - 4" x 6".
 

 
Label No. 148

Enamelled circular enamelled iron sign used on Posts, F.A. Brown.

Wording was as follows:-
"FIRE CALL.
BREAK GLASS, PULL KNOB, WAIT FOR ENGINE".

Diameter - 7.5".
 

 
Label No. 149

Number plate used in Dials No. 10 and 11 (Non Director exchange areas)

Enamel type with figures only.
 

Label No. 150

Number plate used in Dials No. 10 and 11 (Director exchange areas)

Enamel type with letters and figures.
 

Label No. 155

Number plate used in Dials No. 10BA and 11BA (Brighton Area).

Enamel type.
 

Label No. 158

Enamelled iron sign used on Posts, F.A. No. 3.

Wording was as follows:-
"IN CASE OF FIRE,
BREAK GLASS, PULL HANDLE DOWN, LET GO, WAIT FOR ENGINE".

Size - 7.75" x 2.75".
 

 

 
Label No. 159

Circular paper label used on Dials, Automatic, Dummy, No. 1

No. 159A - Used in CB and CBS areas.
No. 159B - Used in Magneto Call and Clear areas.
No. 159C - Used in Magneto Call and Auto-clear areas.

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Label No. 160

Circular paper label used on dials from Dial, Automatic No. 10, Marks 236 and 236A onwards and Dials, Automatic, Dummy.

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Label No. 162

This is a small diameter paper tube used for identifying circuits at multiple wiring points.  The circuit number is written on the tube and the tube is then inserted on to the wire.

 

 
Label No. 197

Enlarged number ring that fits around Dials 8, 10 and 12.

Used by customers with poor eyesight.

Label No. 197F (Figures only)
Label No. 197L (Figures and Letters)

 

Label No. 201

Enamelled Iron with white lettering on a red background.

Message on label states:-
"TO CALL, PULL AND HOLD DOOR OPEN.
POLICE, FIRE, AMBULANCE
FOR PUBLIC USE"

Used with Posts, P.A. No. 1.
 

 
Label No. 206

Enamelled Brass.

Message on label states:-
"NOT IN USE"

Used with Posts, P.A. No. 1.  As for Label No. 201.
 

 
Label No. 231

An engraved label that is fitted in Telephone call offices in CB areas.  It is located in the Frame, Notice, No. 31 and has a Press Button G fitted centrally.

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Label No. 252

Black coloured label used on 300 type telephones.  Fits under the press button on the front of the case.

Made of anodized aluminium.

The table to the right shows all variants.  As the 300 type telephone was produced with provision for one or three buttons then the table shows the position of the label text.

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  Left Centre Right
A - RING EXTENSION -
AD BELL
OFF
- BELL
ON
B
1
RING EXTENSION
2

3
C BELL
ON
- BELL
OFF
D SECRET - NORMAL
E   CALL MAIN  
F BELL
ON
CALL
MAIN
BELL
OFF
G LINE 1 - LINE 2
H ENQUIRY
LINE
RECALL
OPERATOR
NORMAL
J - RECALL -
K LINE
1
RECALL
OPERATOR
LINE
2
L ENQUIRY LINE - NORMAL
M LAMP
ON
- LAMP
OFF
P SECRET RING NORMAL
Q - CALL EXCHANGE -
R SCRAMBLE - NORMAL
T CALL MAIN - RECALL
U CALL
MAIN
- CALL
EXCHANGE
V EXTENSION
1
CALL
EXCHANGE
EXTENSION
2
W BELL
ON
CALL
EXCHANGE
BELL
OFF
X SCRAMBLE RECALL NORMAL
Y SCRAMBLE - HOLD
SCRAMBLER
Z SCRAMBLE RECALL HOLD
SCRAMBLER
Label No. 255

Dial number plate with figures and letters.  Introduced in October 1958.

 


 
Label No. 256

Used in call office cabinets when a door bolt is used.

 

 
Label No. 292

These are used to identify cash containers, that are used in public coin boxes.

Made of plastic.
 

Label No. 295

White label used on Units, Switchboards, P/A.....
1.5" x 0.5".
 

 
Label No. 301

Worded "PULL TO OPEN", this label was used on folding door call office cabinets.

 

 
Label No. 304

Number ring with figures 1 to 0.

Used on Dials, Auto, No's 12FA, 13FA, 14FA, 15FT3, 15FT4, 16FT3, and 16FT4.

Enamel on thin metal. Used with a rubber spacer.
 

Label No. 305

Number ring with figures and letters.  e.g. ABC, DEF.

Used on Dials, Auto, No's 12L, 13L, 14L, 15L, 16L, 19L and 20L.

Enamel on thin metal. Used with a rubber spacer.
 

Label No. 314

Number ring with figures 1 to 0.

Used on Dials, Auto, No's 12FA, 13FA, 14FA, 15FA, 16FA, 19FA and 20FA.

Plastic type - no spacer required.
 

Label No. 315

Number ring with figures and letters.  e.g. ABC, DEF.

Used on Dials, Auto, No's 12L, 13L, 14L, 15L, 16L, 19L and 20L.

Plastic type - no spacer required.
 

Label No. 316

Number plate used on Dial No. 17LA.
 

 
Label No. 347

Coin denomination plate.  Fitted to Boxes , Coin Collecting No. 700 & No. 705.

 

 
Label No. 349

Number ring with figures 1 to 0.

Used in Dials No. 10F and 11F (Non Director exchange areas)

Plastic type with numbers only.

Plastic is very thin.

Label No. 350

Number ring with figures and letters.  e.g. ABC, DEF.

Used in Dials No. 10L and 11L (Director exchange areas)

Plastic type with letters and numbers.

Plastic is very thin.


 

Label No. 352

Label of similar pattern to Label No. 252 except that this label is made of plastic and is engraved in the the Factories Department to order.

 

 
Label No. 355

External dial ring for 700 type telephones. Engraved with figures and letters.

Available in Black, Blue, Green, Grey, Ivory, Red and Yellow.

Introduced in 1958 and made obsolete in 1970.

Superseded by Label No. 473.

 

 
Label No. 358

Perspex or solid plastic press button used on early Telephones No. 706.  Discontinued as they tended to foul on the case.

The Label clips onto a plastic holder.

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Label No. 360

Emergency label plate.  Used on Boxes, Coin Collecting No. 700, 705 & No. 735 when the mechanism is removed.

 

 
Label No. 378

This is a blank of Label No. 358 which can be engraved by factories division.

This was particularly useful when a wall type 1/706 was installed as any button fitted would be upside down.
 

 

 
Label No. 388

Plain dial number plate.  Introduced in October 1959 and was fitted to Dial No. 21CA.

Available in Black, Blue, Green, Grey, Ivory, Red and Yellow.

Superseded by Label No. 420.

Drawing - 91360.

 

Label No. 389

Dial number plate with letters and figures.

Used on Dial No. 21LA.
 

Label No. 413

Self adhesive plastic label fitted to the front of Front  No. 11, which is used on Boxes, Coin Collecting No. 700.

 

 
Label No. 420

Dial number plate with arrowheads (Chaplets) pointing outwards.  Introduced in December 1961 and fitted to Dial No. 21CA.

Available in Black, Blue, Green, Grey, Ivory, Red and Yellow.

Superseded by Label No.421.

Drawing - 91665.

Label No. 427

Dial number plate with figures only.

Used on Dial No's 22FA and 24FA.

White background with black figures.
 

Label No. 468A

Dial number plate used on Dial No. 21FA after 1967.  Silver background with black figures.
 

Label No. 473A

External dial ring.  Introduced in January 1966.

Available in Black, Blue, Green, Grey, Ivory, Red and Yellow.

Drawing - 92486.

 

Label No. 479

Dial number ring for assisting visually handicapped people.

Introduced in 1967.

Label No. 479A was engraved with figures only.
Label No. 479B was engraved with letters and figures.
Label No. 479C was printed with black figures.

Plastic enlarged number ring that fits 700 type telephones except Telephone No. 713, 722 and 745.

Drawing - 92796.

Available in Black, Blue, Green, Grey, Ivory, Red and Yellow.

 

Label No. 483

Dial number plate with figures only.

Used with Dial No. 30.
 

Label No. 511

Used on the Armoured No. 705 Coinbox. This is a metal plate which is used to cover the coin slot hole when the mechanism is removed.
 

Label No. 540A

Self adhesive enlarged numeral dial ring
 
 
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