Posted 4 years ago
I need help in identifying this phone box, I don't have a clue as to the purpose of it or what it is called. It is from Germany, the box is 14" X 13" X 6 5/8", it has a meter on top that is 6" X 5 1/2", it has a bunch of terminals on top behind the meter (see photo's), a bunch of switches on the front, a rotary dial, the receiver is marked Western Electric, it is supposedly marked 1942 on the inside but the back won't come off easily so I quit before I broke something so I've never seen the date and is also has Germany where the date is, the meter is in German language, if the '42 is correct this could be a piece of military equipment, to the right of the dial is a counter, to the left is another function but don't know what, it appears something was at one time mounted on top of the box but it's long gone whatever it was, the box/cabinet is oak and the dial has numbers and also has letters from A to K but the i is omitted, certainly an unusual piece. If anyone has any knowledge of this item I'd certainly like to know and would appreciate you letting me know, my email is firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks and Good Luck!!