Ericofon

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Catalogue Status
Research in Progress
Description
Light blue one-piece unit; ear piece tapering down to flaired rounded base/mouthpiece; rotary dial/on-off switch on underside of base. Grey cord attached at back.
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Designer
L.M. Ericsson Company, founded 1876
Hugo Blomberg, Swedish, b. 1897
Ralph Lysell, Swedish, b. 1907
Hand Gosta Thames, Swedish, b. 1916
Manufacturer
North Electric Company, Galion, Ohio, USA
Credit Line
Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Paul Moore and Charlton M. Theus, Jr.
Medium
Molded ABS plastic, nylon, rubber, metal, printed paper
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Product Design and Decorative Arts Department
manufactured in
Galion, Ohio, USA
designed in
Stockholm, Sweden
ca. 1960
Type
appliances & tools
Decorative Arts
Object Name
Telephone
Type
Telephone
Accession Number
1998-36-1