Strowger pre-2000 type group selector, 1920-1926

Made:
1920-1926 in Liverpool

Strowger pre-2000 type group selector with line banks, mounted on stand, made by the Automatic Telephone Manufacturing Company, Liverpool, England, 1920-1926.

The various early designs and makes of Strowger or step-by-step selector used by the British Post Office were superseded in the 1930s by a standard design known as the '2000-type'. All previous versions became known as 'pre-2000'. This is a group selector, used for the early stages of a dialled call.

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Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1926-480/1
type:
electric switch
taxonomy:
  • component - object
credit:
Donated by the Automatic Telephone Manufacturing Company

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