Telephone Advertisement Page from Book at Rosenfeld and Sons Studio, New York City, 1929

safety negative

Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, New York
8 x 10 x 0 in.

8x10 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on June 2, 1929. Image of telephone advertisement page from book at Rosenfeld and Sons Studio in New York City. Visible in image: advertisement with line drawing of wall telephone with "MAIN LINE / GROUND WIRE / BATTERY BOX" with following caption: "STANDARD MAGNETO BELL (Closed). / Price, $11.25. / (See Nos. 49 and 50, per list). / Our Standard Magneto Bell is mounted on black / walnut base board and battery box, combined; show- / ing proper connections to same from battery, trans- / mitter and telephone. We have dispensed with all / posts on door, and placed them at top and lower part / of box, thus leaving the door free for any inspection / of the bell, without disturbing the wires in any way. / We consider the bell the strongest, most durable / and simplest in construction ever offered to / Exchanges. Warranted to ring from 8,000 to / 12,000 Ohms resistance. Over 25,000 of our bells / now in use and giving entire satisfaction.". CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection. Typed on original negative sleeve: “35523 7/2/29 / 1945-19 / A T & T Co-195Bdway, City / Mr. W C Langdon, Room 2611-C Copy of page from book at studio“.


Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection

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