Photo: Telephone answering unit

Scanned image showing a telephone and answer machine.
Scanned image showing a telephone and answer machine.

Description

Post Office answering unit. Photo caption: The new Post Office automatic answering unit, which can be rented from the G.P.O. by telephone subscribers. A 20-second message is recorded by speaking into the telephone mouthpiece, and this message is played back to callers. The unit is made for the G.P.O. by Sontranic Limited, and the case, of colour and shape to match the new G.P.O. 700 grey telephone set, is made from reinforced Bakelite polyester resin by K & C Mouldings (England) Ltd., (Buntingford, Herts). This item is part of the MoDiP BXL collection.
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BXL

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BXL : 0533

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Dimensions
Width
166mm
Height
210mm