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Artifact no.
1978.0141.001
Model
LOUDAPHONE 400
Manufacturer
SNELL, CLIFFORD SUTTON LTD.
Manufacturer Location
Surrey, England
Context Function
USED FOR COMMUNICATING BETWEEN DIFFERENT PARTS OF A SHIP
Description
OAK CABINET/ COPPER PANEL & SCREW PLATES/ BRASS SWITCH HOOK, PUSH BUTTON & INTERIOR PARTS/ STEEL HANDSET, MOUTHPIECE & INTERIORPARTS/ BAKELITE RECEIVER COVER & INTERIOR SCREW PLATES/ POLYESTER COATED WIRE
Number of Parts
1
Serial Number
18364
Artifact Finish
VARNISHED OAK/ BRASS PLATED COPPER/ BLACK ENAMELED BRASS HOOK & STEEL HANDSET & MOUTHPIECE/ NICKEL PLATED BRASS PUSH BUTTON & STEEL SCREWS & NUT/ BLACK BAKELITE RECEIVER COVER/ BROWN BAKELITE INTERIOR SCREW PLATES/ BLACK POLYESTER/ GREY PAINTED STEEL CAPACITOR
Artifact Markings
ENGRAVED COPPER PANEL PLATE READS: 'LOUDAPHONE'/ TO THE LEFT OF THE SYMBOL 'C & S', WITHIN A HEXAGON IS: 'CLIFFORD/ SUTTON'/ TO THE RIGHT OF THESYMBOL IS: 'SNELL LTD/ SURREY'/ STAMPED IN BLACK BELOW THE SYMBOL IS: 'TYPE 400/ NO 18364'/ PAINTED IN WHITE ON CAPACITOR IS: '47'/.5 [THE SYMBOL FOR MICROFARAD]/ 400 VDC/ TEST/ 445'/ ON THE SIDE OF THE CAPACITOR, PAINTED IN BLACK IS: '47/ 2' [WITHIN A CIRCLE] & '870194'
Artifact Decoration
ENGRAVED IN THE PUSH BUTTON IS: 'CALL'/ ENGRAVED CLIFFORDSUTTON SNELL TRADEMARK
Group 1
Communications
Category 1
Telephony
Subcategory 1
Intercommunications equipment
Group 2
Marine Transportation
Category 2
Communications
Material
wood->oak;metal->copper;metal->brass;metal->steel;synthetic->bakelite;synthetic->polyester
Length
29.5 cm
Width
23.0 cm