1920s Rotary Phone (Beeston Notts , England)
BEESTON NOTTS ETL TELEPHONE RURAL PARTY LINE LOCAL BATTERY, WITH SIMPLEX DIALING FACILITIES. Up to 20 telephones per party line may be connected. The wall set cradle is shaped to allow the handset to be suspended vertically over the front of the instrument, to avoid releasing the connection if the user wishes to leave the telephone during a call. A fantastic find for the serious collectors.