Antique Western Electric Model 302 Rotary Dial Telephone c.1930
An original pre-war rotary telephone with Bakelite body and metal interior. Stamped "Bell System F1" on the hand set. Rewired with new cord.
- CREATOR Western Electric Company.
DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1930-1940.
MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Bakelite, Metal.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use. Works but dial sticks on some numbers occasionally. Silver dial possibly replaced.
- DIMENSIONS H 7 in. W 9 in. D 7.5 in.
The model 302 telephone is a desk set telephone that was manufactured in the United States by Western Electric from 1937 until 1955, and by Northern Electric in Canada until the late 1950s, until well after the introduction of the 500-type telephone in 1949.