Artifact Details

Title

Bell Telephone paper weight

Catalog Number

102729681

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Western Electric Company

Dimensions

overall: 3 in x 3 in x 3/4 in

Description

Acrylic paper weight with and IC inside. Label with Morgan Sparks, VP, Bell Telephone Laboratories inside. Description embedded in the plastic, in blue: "RC TOUCH-TONE DIAL FOR TRIMLINE TELEPHONE THE INTRODUCTION OF INTEGRATED CIRCUIT TECHNOLOGY INTO TELEPHONE SETS DEVELOPED BY BELL TELEPHONE LABORATORIES MANUFACTURED BY WESTERN ELECTRIC COMPANY 1969".

Category

Ephemera/plaque / paperweight

Credit

Gift of Morgan Sparks

Lot Number

X5174.2009