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Catalog Number 2015.031.001
Object Name Telephone
Description One telephone from room 1025 of the Tuller Hotel in Detroit. The telephone is made of black Bakelite and has a black coiled cord between the handset and the base. The telephone base has no rotary dial since hotel patrons would have placed calls verbally via the hotel switchboard operator. A circular label holder on the front of the base has a clear protective covering. Text on the label shows "WOodward 3-5200" and "Room 1025." The underside of the handset has raised text that shows "Bell System, Manufactured by Western Electric Company, F1."
Collection Business/Stores/Retail
Date c.1935
Dimensions H-5.5 W-9.5 D-7.5 inches
Material Bakelite/Metal
Search Terms Tuller Hotel
Hotels
Bakelite
Bell System
Western Electric Company