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Details

Object ID 000617

Object Name Desk telephone

Object Desc Black telephone with separate ear and mouth piece, has a white circle number dial. Telephone has two cords, one to plug into an outlet and the other which connects the ear piece to the telephone. 4-pronged plug-in.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY000591

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Telecommunication

Source

Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991

Credit/Acknowledgement

Location Dr. Joseph Eisenberg Exhibit

Object Date

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On Exhibit

Object Keywords telephones,Kellogg Switchboard & Supply,communication,


Title Desk telephone

Description Black telephone with separate ear and mouth piece, has a white circle number dial. Telephone has two cords, one to plug into an outlet and the other which connects the ear piece to the telephone. 4-pronged plug-in.

Collector

Approx Collection Date

Height 12

Length 0

Width 0

Depth 0

Diameter 6.5

Circumference 4

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details

Quantity 1

Material

Site

Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Kellogg Switchboard and Supply Company

Maker Details Kellogg Swichboard and Supply Company was a major manufacturer of telephone exchange equipment.

Maker Mark

Images

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Image Caption CMY591

Description

Conditions

Date MAR 24,2013

Summary Good

Assessor MacKenzie Sims

Notes Black color is fading especially on the stem and base of the phone, brown color is showing through. The cover of the cords is fraying near the plug-in and the start of the cord near the base of the phone. Some dust accumulation on the number dial.


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