AA Callsafe Mobile Carphone

Made:
1987-1992 in Korea

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AA Callsafe mobile carphone, made by NovAtel Communications Ltd. Phone comes with power pack. This phone was intended as an emergency phone to keep in the car. It only had two dialling buttons: 1 which was pressed three times to connect to the AA, and 9 which was pressed three times to connect to the emergency services.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
Y2005.48
Materials:
metal (unknown), plastic (unidentified)
type:
mobile telephone
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • telephone
credit:
Gift of Susan Ward
status:
Permanent collection

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