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    Imperial Era German Telephone: Fernsprechtischapparat OB 05. An impressive German telephone of the WWI era with two crank handles protruding from either side of the metal body. The body has a beautiful large Reichsadler transfer on each side. The body sits atop a wooden base with a corresponding wooden top which is stamped in several places including with what is presumably the date of manufacture "19.7.18". Additionally the name "R. Krüger", perhaps the manufacturer is stamped in the wood near the date. Several feet of original cord is still attached to the base and the phone is complete except for the curved mouthpiece which is absent. The overall condition of the phone is excellent and it appears to be mechanically in working condition.

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    Auction Dates
    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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