World War One trench telephone

Contributed by BBC Lincolnshire History Day

World War One trench telephone

I bought this at an antiques shop in Hemswell, Lincolnshire. This is my second World War One telephone, as I collect a lot of World War One memorabilia. It has a morse key, a handset and an extension ear piece for the second officer to listen to the conversation. It is the smallest World War One telephone I have seen so far. It was made by Siemens Bros.(Ian Douglas)

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