Telephone, Ericsson Magneto 'Skeletal Type'; Ericsson; 1895-1930; ZLB.194
Telephone, Ericsson Magneto 'Skeletal Type'About this object
This desk telephone was designed by Lars Magnus Ericsson who provided the practical design and engineering for the first hand sets which combined receiver and transmitter, supported horizontally in a cradle, in a single unit. His design went on to set the standard for all 20th-century variants of desk telephones and from a design standpoint is considered as the inspiration for all landline telephones. Later models, that encased the original open design, echoed the changes in the industrial aesthetic norm.
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THE BRITISH L. M. ERICSSON Mfg Co Ltd BEESTON NOTTSMeasurements
h 310 mm x w 270 mm x d 140 mmSubject and Association Keywords
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