of Field Artillery
der Feldartillerie - German telephone for field
artillery, model 1914 with phonetic signaling. Housed in a
wooden cabinet, using 3 VDC internal battery. WHD =
325 х 250 х 130 mm, weight with
battery 5.2 kg. Manufactured by Siemens & Halske.
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before WW I there were several field telephone models
designed in Germany not only for infantry communications
troops (Telegrafen-Bataillons) but also for heavy artillery
and for field artillery.
top of regular handset our telephone has additional earpiece which
presumably was used by the telephone operator to cover his other ear
for better readability next to shooting guns.