Dialing Siemens & Halske Telephone

Automatic telephone Siemens & Halske – dialing

Black desktop telephone by Siemens & Halske with metal casing and Bakelite handset. On the right, there is coat of arms of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. The telephone was used in the first half of the 20th century. The connection with another subscriber was established by rotating the dial.

Manufactured by Siemens & Halske, Germany

Sound of a rotary dial of Siemens & Halske automatic telephone.

Sound level: 60 dB

Sound recordist: Dušan Oblak
Photographer: Veronika Štampfl
Video recordist: Barbara Grilc


3.2 MB
33 s
1 (Mono)
Sample rate:
Bit rate:
Bit depth:
48 kHz
768 kb/s
16 bit

Recorded on April 7, 2014
Museum of Post and Telecommunications
Polhov Gradec, SLOVENIA
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