TELEPHONE No. 1


Standard GPO wall telephone for CB areas.

Wooden cased telephone with bell receiver, 1000 ohm bell, induction coil and solid back transmitter.

The 3 terminal type was superseded by the 5 terminal type.

This telephone was in the 1928 Rate book but not available in the 1946 Rate Book.

Telephone includes (1928):-

1 x Receiver, Bell No. 1A. 1 x Bell, No. 1A, Unmounted. 1 x Coil, Induction, No. 4.
1 x Cord, Flexible, 2/22B, Brown, 33". 1 x Arm, Transmitter, No. 1. 1 x Frames, Notice, No. 1. 1 x Glass, No. 3. 1 x Hook, Receiver, F.
1 x Transmitter No. 1.
2 x Cord, Flexible, 1/16E, Black, 12".
1 x Label No. 43.
Mark N.T. No.13:-
1 x Coil, Induction, No.3.
1 x Condenser, M.C. No. 6.
Mark N.T. Nos. 14 and 16:-
1 x Coil, Induction, No.3.
1 x Condenser, M.C. No. 2.
Additional Information
Early Type - 3 Terminal (Type 2607):-
1 x Induction, Coil, No. 4.
1 x Bell, No. 11A.
1 x Condenser MC No. 2.
Later Types - 5 Terminal:-

1 x Induction, Coil, No. 4.
1 x Bell, No. 1A, Unmounted.
1 x Condenser MC No. 3.
1 x Hook, Receiver, F.
Early Telephone No.1's were in fact NTC badged, but actually purchased from Western Electric which were made in Antwerp, Belgium.

Made by Ericsson and sold by them as the model N1460.

Superseded by the Tele No. 101.

Circuit diagram - N101.

Drawing No.s 8830, 8831 & 8832.

A discussion on the Telephone No. 1

How to convert to Plug and Socket


 

Labels for the notice frame

GPO Label (Circa 1911)

NTC Label
 


Additional Pictures

Incomplete telephones
 
A Telephone No. 1 fitted with an automatic dial
 
NTC wall set

  

 
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