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Catalog Number 04193.001
Object Name Telephone
Collection Carl Day
Year Range from 1905.0
Year Range to 1919.0
Description Handset (receiver) of German field telephone designed by Siemens & Halske. These phones were coming into production in 1905 with modifications made through 1915.
This is the German forerunner of an EE-8 Field Telephone. The US Army began the use of EE-8s in 1932 with procurement beginning in 1937.
Dimensions W-3.5 L-10.875 inches
Material steel, felt
Provenance Picked up from battlefield, WWI, 1919
People Day, Carl
Search Terms military
World War I
Category Military