Field Telephone


Physical Description

Model EE-8-A field telephone, leather case.

General History

American Electric military field phone, model EE-8-A. The phone is encased in leather. The handset is marked American Electric and there is a magneto crank.

Manufacturer: American Electric Co., Inc.

Location: Currently not on view (batteries)

Used: Europe

Used: M*A*S*HRelated Event: The Great Depression and World War IIWorld War II


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Exhibition: Price of Freedom

Exhibition Location: National Museum of American History

Credit Line: Twentieth Century Fox

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1985.0335.22Catalog Number: 1985.0335.22Accession Number: 1985.0335

Object Name: telephoneOther Terms: telephone; Equipment, Organizational; Signal Corps; Field

Physical Description: metal (overall material)leather (overall material)Measurements: average spatial: 24.5 cm x 9 cm x 19.5 cm; 9 5/8 in x 3 9/16 in x 7 11/16 in


Record Id: nmah_1081464

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