TELEPHONE No. 124
Automatic Pedestal telephone
Standard pedestal table telephone (Candlestick) for use on Automatic exchange lines. Used on Extension Plan No. 1.
Fitted in Auto areas and fitted originally with a Dial, Automatic No. 3 which was superseded by the Dial, Automatic No. 8. A Bellset No. 1 with bias spring was normally used.
The Telephone No. 124S was supplied with a Dial, Automatic No. 10FS and used on Siemens systems in Grimsby, Hurley, Ramsey, Southampton and Stockport areas.
The Telephone No. 124W supplied with a Dial, Automatic No. 10FW and used on S.T. & C's (late W.E. Co.) exchanges at Darlington and Dudley.
When used as a X station on shared service lines the telephone is connected to a Bellset, No. 18
Superseded by the Telephone No. 150.
Early table telephones were connected to the internal wiring with a Strip, Flexible Cord Connection. Click here for more information.
The picture to the right shows a Telephone No. 124 with a privately supplied telephone directory. This is attached to the stem of the telephone by a clamp and was not approved by the GPO.
Telephone included (1928):-
Circuit diagram - N224.
Circuit diagram - AT 754.
Last revised: May 24, 2022