Address index

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-202632

Description

Small bronze metal directory. On the right side is a gold wheel and in the front is a paper that turns as the wheel turns. On the top of the paper is the alphabe and below is city and station, wave lenght, and dial readings.There are small round black feet on the bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

telephone directories
metal
paper (fiber product)
Directory, Telephone

Inscription

"BATES / INDEX / THE BATES MFG. CO. / ORANGE N.J., USA / PATENTED" (gold lettering)
"ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ" (Black lettering on a gold plate)
"CITY & STATION WAVE LENGTH DIAL READINGS" (Black lettering on a gold back ground)

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Maker

Bates

Object Type

Documentary Artifact

Dimensions

3 x 3 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1553.1

Places

New Jersey (United States)
Orange (Essex county, New Jersey)