420: Vintage Early Telephone Operator’s Console
VINTAGE EARLY TELEPHONE OPERATOR’S CONSOLE - Period wooden cabinet 25¼ in. width x 56 in. height x 31½ in. depth. Early totally manual switchboard with numerous vintage Western Electric audio plugs and 150 numbered sockets on the vertical panel. The horizontal panel features 30 flick switches. Comes with two headphones one Western Electric. The operator’s mouthpiece, outfitted on a gooseneck boom that extends from the top of the console. “Property of American Bell Telephone Company” is stamped on the back of the Bakelite mouthpiece. Due to its age, the finish on the wood exhibits scuffs and cracked finish, otherwise very presentable. Special shipping instructions will apply. Overall makes a beautiful historic display.