This East Germany (GDR) Produced – Antique Sound Powered Ship Phone was made in Germany by VEB Fernmeldewerk Nordhausen. Fernmeldewerk Nordhausen was the only telecommunications manufacturer of the GDR. The GDR, now known as East Germany, existed from 1949 to 1990 – occupied by Soviet forces and ruled under communist/socialist regime.
This vintage ship’s phone measures 23 inches tall not including any cords that hang down. We measure the phone to be 7 inches wide. When mounted to the wall it will extend out by about 9 inches and weighs 22.7 pounds.
Our vintage ship’s phone is in as-found condition with no verification of the working condition. The rubber cover for the phone’s sound input is missing. It is a great historical piece and it displays very well! Just the thing for your nautical themed décor or office.
Big Ship Salvage scours the world for nautical antique lights, décor and other items related to the Nautical Life. Brass, copper, stainless steel and sometimes aluminum materials are used to make-up the vintage lights that we find. We soda-blast the old paint off, remove the old wiring and polish before they arrive in our warehouse. Then, we rewire with UL listed bulb sockets and wiring harnesses and get ready for purchase. They are now ready to warm your home, business or restaurant with that nautical feeling we all desire.
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