Cream Trimphone telephone

Details
Object number
AIBDC : 000168
Date
1966

Description

This angular telephone called the 'Trimphone' was designed in 1960s by Martyn Rowlands. The sleek and modern design was original and differed from conventional telephones by having the handset vertically along the length of the phone, because of this it won the Design Award in 1966. This example is made of beige and cream-coloured ABS and has a round dial and square hook both made from transparent smoke coloured plastic.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer
STC
Manufactured for
GPO

Inscriptions

"TELE 21722F PO FD1 Batsh Sampled FWR 7912"
Dimensions
Width
110mm
Height
110mm
Length
210mm
Colour