Jubilee telephone with external bell box, 1977

Made:
1977 in Cwmbran
Jubilee telephone, Post Office, Cwmbran Wales, 1977.  Balmoral blue telephone with separate bell housing. S/A 4271 FWB Jubilee telephone, Post Office, Cwmbran Wales, 1977.  Balmoral blue telephone with separate bell housing. S/A 4271 FWB Jubilee Telephone, royal blue, 2S/A 4271 FWB 77/1 (2004-113), sitting on wall mounting unit (2004-114). Three quarter Jubilee Telephone, royal blue, 2S/A 4271 FWB 77/1. Three quarter front view, light grey background Jubilee Telephone, royal blue, 2S/A 4271 FWB 77/1. Three quarter top view, light grey background Jubilee Telephone, royal blue, 2S/A 4271 FWB 77/1. Close up detail view, light grey background

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Jubilee telephone, Post Office, Cwmbran Wales, 1977. Balmoral blue telephone with separate bell housing. S/A 4271 FWB
Science Museum Group Collection
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Jubilee telephone, Post Office, Cwmbran Wales, 1977. Balmoral blue telephone with separate bell housing. S/A 4271 FWB
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Jubilee Telephone, royal blue, 2S/A 4271 FWB 77/1 (2004-113), sitting on wall mounting unit (2004-114). Three quarter
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Jubilee Telephone, royal blue, 2S/A 4271 FWB 77/1. Three quarter front view, light grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Jubilee Telephone, royal blue, 2S/A 4271 FWB 77/1. Three quarter top view, light grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Jubilee Telephone, royal blue, 2S/A 4271 FWB 77/1. Close up detail view, light grey background
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Jubilee telephone, made by the Post Office, Cwmbran, Wales, 1977. Balmoral blue telephone with separate bell housing. S/A 4271 FWB 77/1.

Jubilee telephone, made by the Post Office, Cwmbran Wales, 1977.

The Queen's Silver Jubilee in 1977 marked the effective start of a move away from a single standard design of telephones. It was the first telephone designed and manufactured by the Post Office. It was designed in 'Balmoral blue'. It was not very popular, as the dial and external housing for the bell made it look old-fashioned.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
2004-113
Materials:
metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
telephone
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Donated by BT Heritage and Archives