CB version with Transmitter No. 22 Automatic version

Steel stemmed Candlestick table telephone used in CBS No's 1, 2, 3 & Magneto areas.

Can be used in Auto areas with a Bellset No. 21 (for use on long lines where a normal CB instrument would give faint speech).

Used on the following circuits:-
(a) For long lines on automatic and C.B. manual systems: with Bell-set No. 31.  Diagram N 256.
(b) For rural party-lines on all systems: with Bell-set No. 23.  Diagram. N I279.
(c) For C.B.S. No. 1 system: with Bell-set No. 21.  Diagram N256.
(d) For C.B.S. Nos. 2 and 3 and magneto systems: with Bell-set No. 31.  Diagram N 256.

Telephone includes (1928 and 1946):-
2 x Cords, Inst., No. 1/16E, Black, 12".
1 x Cord, Inst., No. 2/22B, Brown, 33".
1 x Cord, Inst., No. 4/22B, Brown, 72".
1 x Hook, Receiver, F.
1 x Dial, Auto., Dummy, No.4.
1 x Receiver, Bell, No. 1A.
1 x Transmitter No. 22 (1946) or 1 x Transmitter, No. 2 (1928).

To be requisitioned separately as required:-
1 x Block, Terminal, No. 20/4, Black (or 20/8, Black).
1 x Cord, Inst., No. 5/04E, 8".
1 x Cord, Inst., No. 6/08B, Brown, 72". See Diagram N 256
1 x Dial, Auto., No. 10 ... or S.S., No. 10 ...
1 x Label, No. 160.

Superseded Telephone No. 4 and Telephone No 134.

When fitted with a Transmitter No. 2 the Exchange Number  label is a Label No. 78E.

Circuit diagram No. N 256.
Diagram No. A.T. 1872.

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