Bakelite table telephone for use with Loudspeaker Amplifier No. 1 on Automatic systems.

Similar to the Telephone No. 232, but this variant has an additional contact set (change-over) fitted to the switch hooks.

Telephone No, 240 was introduced in 1936 and Telephone No. 1/240 in 1937.

The Telephone No. 1/240 was fitted with a drawer in the base.

Telephone No. 1/240 includes:-
1 x Base, Telephone No. 1/162 (Colour).
1 x Dial, Automatic, Dummy No.3 (Colour).
1 x Coil, Induction No. 20 (Tele 240) and 27 (Tele 1/240).
1 x Part No. 1/SBR/3.
1 x Part No. 1/SBR/4.
1 x Part No. 1/SCR/1 (Colour).
1 x Part No. 2/SCU/1.
1 x Part No. 1/SPL/321 (Colour).
1 x Part No. 3/SSP/513.
2 x Part No. 1/SWA/72.
1 x Part No. 1/SSW/13.
1 x Telephone No. 164 (Colour).

To be requisitioned separately:-
1 x Cords, Instrument No. 5/09E, 3".
1 x Dial, Automatic, SS, No. 10 or 11.

Circuit Diagram - N340.

Drawing - 62828.

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