Telephone Answering Machine

Description (Brief):

This Phonetel model KH-141B answering machine used a removable cartridge to record telephone calls. This unit, with just a few simple controls, was imported from Hashimoto Corporation of Japan. The founder of that company, Kazuo Hashimoto, held several answering machine patents.

Date Made: ca 1980

Maker: Hashimoto Corporation, Ltd.

Location: Currently not on view

See more items in: Work and Industry: Electricity, Magnetic Recording, Communications


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: from PhoneTel Communications Inc., thru Daniel Henderson

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2000.0101.10Catalog Number: 2000.0101.10Accession Number: 2000.0101

Object Name: telephone answering machinerecording deviceanswering machine

Physical Description: plastic (overall material)metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7.6 cm x 23.5 cm x 20.3 cm; 3 in x 9 1/4 in x 8 in


Record Id: nmah_1299452

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