Rotary Phone

Manufacture Period: 1937-58

This extremely popular rotary phone was manufactured by Canadian company Northern Electric (later known as Nortel), a subsidiary of the American company Western Electric until 1949.

Northern Electric had a factory in Montreal from 1882, where this phone was likely manufactured.

Given its popularity, it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact manufacturing date of this particular phone.

Manufactured in Montreal
On loan from Prof. Allan Thompson

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