Siemens Hellschreiber receiver in bakelite case

Made:
c. 1940

Siemens Hellschreiber receiver in bakelite case

Designed by Rudolf Hell

A precursor of the fax machine, the Hellschreiber transmitted text via electrical coding and was used in post offices, editorial departments, police stations and meteorological services.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
1984-1040
Materials:
bakelite, electrical components and metal (unknown)
type:
radio receiver
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
British Broadcasting Corporation.

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