Pre-war 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: S-36 and two with S-38
Lot 15
Pre-war 200-series ivory bakelite telephones: impressed marks: S-36 and two with S-38,
Sold for £300 (US$ 470) inc. premium

Lot Details
Pre-war 200-series ivory bakelite telephones:
impressed marks: S-36 and two with S-38,
one with junction box, all with matching ivory braid, (very faded, surfaces crazed, but no chips)

Footnotes

  • Pre-war bakelite telephones tend to suffer from UV light damage and staining from water and nicotine far worse than the examples made from the early 1950s. The use of colour -fixing chemicals in the phenol liquid in these later phone cases, reduced and even stopped the problems seen in these three examples.

    Although labelled as poor condition, finding ones which are this bad may be looked upon as being just as rare as examples which are perfect.
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