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The 3 terminal type was superseded by the 5 terminal type.


1 Receiver, Bell No. 1A
1 Cord, Felx., 222
1 Transmitter No. 1
2 Cord, Felx., 116
1 Label No. 43

Early Type - 3 Terminal:-
1 Induction, Coil, No. 4
1 Bell, No. 11A
1 Condenser MC No. 2

Later Types - 5 Terminal:-
1 Induction, Coil, No. 4
1 Bell, No. 1A, Unmounted
1 Condenser MC No. 3
1 Hook, Receiver, F
Early Telephone No.1's were in fact NTC badged, but purchased, Western Electric wall sets, 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Superseded by the Tele No. 101.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.

A discussion on the Telephone No. 1

How to convert to Plug and Socket


Additional Pictures

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


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