TELEPHONE No. 1/226
cased table telephone for use with Repeater Telephonic No. 17A
(a battery-operated valve amplifier) and a
Bellset No. 26
for the hard of
hearing on C.B.
& Automatic exchange systems.
Introduced in 1934 this telephone had the improved ASTIC transmission arrangement.
The original Telephone No. 226CB (Mark 234) was fitted with a Coil, Induction No. 20, whilst the Telephone No. 1/226CB (Marks 1 & 2) was fitted with a Coil, Induction No. 24 or No. 27). The telephone wiring was identical between all "Marks".
Terminal nuts are 4BA (Part No. 1/SNU/51).
The frame that supports the switch hooks,
also has terminals and contact springs attached. The
contact springs came with either one contact or two contacts per
spring. This telephone could use either - the parts numbers are
This model came in Black, Chinese red, Ivory and Jade green. The 1956 Rate Book advises that only black is available and that coloured sets should be made up locally using the Telephone No. 226, Black and substituting coloured parts for black parts.
The telephone casing was Bakelite and the rheostat housing was made of steel.
Superseded the Telephone No. 192.
Telephone includes (1946 and 1956):-
To be requisitioned separately as required:-
Circuit Diagram - N326.
Paster Diagram - LD12.
Specification - S156.
This picture shows the customer adjusting the volume and the Repeater Telephonic fitted on the wall
Picture from the rear of a Telephone No. 226,
More Pictures of the Telephone No. 226
Last revised: February 03, 2023