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Hand Crank Phone

Hand Crank Phone

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Hand crank phone. This was a typical phone used when power first came to the area in the 1950's. An identical phone was in the D'arcy General Store. Phone is a large wall mounted unit, made entirely of wood except the ear and mouth piece and two bells which are composed of plastic and metal and mounted on the front of the unit. There is a writing ledge mounted on a slight angle below the mouth piece. The mouth piece protrudes 19 cm from the front of the phone.

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Accession #:

014.04.01

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Telephone

Telephone

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This item belonged to Mrs. Ben Sally (Sara) Cherry who was previously married to Mr. Purden. Phone box with headset that would have been used on the Purden Farm. Model "N1293RA" by Western Electric U.S.A. Mouth piece is mounted to the phone box and the headset has an earphone. Headset is attached to phone box with cloth covered wire.

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Accession #:

011.13.01

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Telephone

Telephone

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This is a hand crank telephone. Materials include Bakelite [plastic] (?), wood, metal.

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Accession #:

013.21.72

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Clear Telephone Insolators

Clear Telephone Insolators

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Antique threaded telephone insulators manufactured by the Dominion Glass Company of Montreal. Embossed on both is "DOMINION - 9" on one side and a diamond on the other. The 9 series were for use as telephone insulators. a) has chip in the top ridge. b) Has chips in the nodules on the bottom. Found in a shed in Mt.Currie behind the house that Klay was renting.

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Accession #:

018.02.02ab

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Light Blue Telephone Insolator

Light Blue Telephone Insolator

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A light blue telephone insulator with " B.T.CO OF CANADA" embossed on the side, which stands for Bell Telephone Company of Canada The inside is partially threaded. There is a chip on the bottom. Found in a shed in Mt.Currie behind the house that Klay was renting.

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Accession #:

018.01.03

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