Telephone

Collection Type

  • Household accessories

Date

1930-1950

GUSN

GUSN-202608

Description

Black plastic Bell and Western Telephone with a phone number. Area code 617 744-0440. Telephone cable attached.

Details

Descriptive Terms

telephones
plastic (organic material)
metal
Telephone

Inscription

"BELL SYSTEM / MADE BY WESTERN ELECTRIC" (Stamped in the plastic)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

5 1/2 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.3087