Wall mount wooden manual phone. Manufactured by Ericsson England. Telephone N71084, Box N2517. Telephone is mounted in rectangular wooden box case. The case is made to attach to a wall. The front of the box hinges open to access the internal components. A small angled desk is fixed on the front. Telephone receiver hangs in cradle on left-hand side, crank handle on right side, and two bells at top. Telephone electronics mounted inside the box, as is a circuit schematic and two Eveready dry cell batteries.
N71084 / ERICSSON ENGLAND. Printed
OUTSIDE TERMINAL IS NEGATIVE (-) / CENTRE TERMINAL IS POSITIVE (+) / EVEREADY / TRADEMARKS / DRY CELL / FOR IGNITION, BELLS, / TELEPHONES, ETC. / No. 6 / BOUNCES BACK FOR EXTRA LIFE / RECOVERS POWER BETWEEN USES / A UNION CARBIDE PRODUCT / MADE IN NEW ZEALAND Printed
Ericsson Telephones Limited. Telephone [Wall-mount], 2019.108.3. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).