An impressive and very rare German telephone from the WWI era. It has two crank handles, one on each side of the metal body. The body has a large Reichsadler (Imperial Eagle) transfer on each side. The metal body has a wooden base and a wooden top which is stamped in several places.
A possible date of manufacture is stamped 19.7.18, and the name R. Several feet of original cord is still attached to the telephone. There is a small amount of missing/broken wood on the handset portion on the mouthpiece end, as shown in the attached pictures. Height of Base: 7.25 inches.
Length of handset: 11 inches. Length of base: 7.5. This item is also available at our gallery in Paramus, NJ for personal inspection. The item "Very Rare Imperial German Telephone R Kruger WWI Era" is in sale since Thursday, May 30, 2019.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Radio, Phonograph, TV, Phone\Telephones\Pre-1940". The seller is "ridgewoodgalleries" and is located in Paramus, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Brazil, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Viet nam, Uruguay, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Brunei darussalam, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Nicaragua, Pakistan, Paraguay, Canada, South africa, Colombia, Barbados, Bermuda, Cayman islands, Sri lanka, Maldives, Oman, Reunion, Philippines.