Motorola StarTAC mobile phone, 1997.

Made:
1997 in England, Hampshire and Basingstoke

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STAR TAC mobile telephone by Motorola, Alencon Link, Basingstoke, Hampshire, 1997.

The Motorola StarTAC mobile was first released in early 1996 and was the first ever clamshell (flip) mobile phone. It was not commonly available in the UK.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1997-1650
type:
telephones
credit:
Motorola (European Cellular Subscriber)