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Object ID 002613

Object Name Kj°benhavns Telefon Aktieselskab Phone

Object Desc Kj°benhavns Telefon Aktieselskab (Copenhagen Telephone Company) rotary telephone in white with metal accents and green cords.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002319

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Telecommunication


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location Room 4, Shelf 18

Object Date 1910

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Telephone,Danish,Phone,

Title Kj°benhavns Telefon Aktieselskab Phone

Description Kj°benhavns Telefon Aktieselskab (Copenhagen Telephone Company) rotary telephone in white with metal accents and green cords. The base of the telephone is rectangular and the rotary attachment is at the front. The rotary has numbers and letters and a crest in the center. There is a silver ringer bell directly on top of the base with a setting place for the phone. The receiver is white with a horn for the mouthpiece and the Danish words "kj°benhavns telefon aktieselskab" inscribed on the metal part of the mouthpiece. The two cords are different green colors: dark green attaches receiver to base and moss green attaches base to outlet.


Approx Collection Date

Height 9.25

Length 7.5

Width 6

Depth 0

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

Unit of Measure Inches/ounces

Dimension Details The measurements are taken from the base of the telephone.

Quantity 0



Site Details

Place of Origin

Maker Copenhagen Telephone Company

Maker Details (Kj°benhavns Telefon Aktieselskab aka KTAS) Danish telephone company founded by Carl Frederik Tietgen in 1882.

Maker Mark


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Image Caption CMY2319



Date JUL 3,2014

Summary Fair

Assessor SK

Notes The telephone is in fair condition. There is some discoloration over the exterior surface of the phone and there are also scratches and chips. The metal on the phone is tarnished. The receiver is missing paint where it rests on the base. The fabric cords are slightly fraying.


Date JUL 3,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On-Site Collection Storage - automatic entry by admin

Date JUL 3,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 4, Shelf 18 from Room 4, Shelf 18 - automatic entry by admin