History of the Telephone 1930 - 1945

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In History
  • Model 202 - Bell System

    Model 202 - Bell System
    The Model 202 was the first telephone created in the 1930s. The Model 202 was an oval-shaped phone that was connected to a dial block. The Model 202 was mostly used by companies and was mainly a desktop phone. (not actual date)
  • The Bakelite Telephone - Ericsson

    The Bakelite Telephone - Ericsson
    The Bakelite telephone was the second phone invented in the 1930s. This type of phone is a rotary phone which means you have to spin the buttons instead of push them to dial a number. (not actual date)
  • The Candlestick Telephone - Bell System

    The Candlestick Telephone - Bell System
    The Candlestick Telephone was a different telephone and got its name from its candle-shaped body. The way it works is you would unhook the cup feature from the stick and listen and speak through the microphone. (not actual date)
  • Round Base Rotary Dial Monophone - Bell System

    Round Base Rotary Dial Monophone - Bell System
    This phone was the first phone to be used by most companies and rarley used as home phones. This phone had a nickname of "Shirley Temple." (not actual date)
  • Model 5302 - Henry Drefuss

    Model 5302 - Henry Drefuss
    This phone was the first phone to be quite small. This phone was the exact same as the Model 302 but it was much smaller and had a different shell. (not actual date)
  • Model 302 - Bell System

    Model 302 - Bell System
    This phone was made out of molded thermoplastic. Also this was the first phone to not have a connected dial block. (not actual date)
  • Model 500 - Bell System

    Model 500 - Bell System
    The Model 500 was a rotary phone and the first phone invented in the 1940s. Also this phone was known as the best phone of its time. (not actual date)
  • Multi Frequency Signaling Phone - Bell System

    Multi Frequency Signaling Phone - Bell System
    This phone had a variety of phone numbers that you could call and addresses. This phone was created right after World War II. (not actual date)
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    Dial Telephones