Small car aerial for Vodafone transportable mobile phone, 1985

Made:
1985 in England
Transportable mobile telephone, complete with accessories and instruction manual, by Vodafone Limited, England, Transportable mobile telephone, complete with accessories and instruction manual, by Vodafone Limited, England, Transportable mobile telephone, complete with accessories and instruction manual, by Vodafone Limited, England,

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Transportable mobile telephone, complete with accessories and instruction manual, by Vodafone Limited, England,
Science Museum Group Collection
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Transportable mobile telephone, complete with accessories and instruction manual, by Vodafone Limited, England,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Transportable mobile telephone, complete with accessories and instruction manual, by Vodafone Limited, England,
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Small car aerial for transportable mobile telephone, made by Vodafone Limited, England, 1985

The Mobira Transportable, was launched by Vodafone in 1985, the year that the first UK mobile networks, Vodafone and Cellnet, were launched. Early mobile phones like these were normally installed in cars, rather than carried by the user.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1997-1038/5
Materials:
electronic components, metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
type:
aerial
taxonomy:
  • component - object