PMG 802

PMG 802
PMG 802

I was very happy to add this Austrialian phone my collection. I got this via a friend in the UK who got it from Scottland. Yet another version of the Assistent, orignally developed by SEL and BTMC in the 1950s.

PMG 802 underside
PMG 802 underside

This one was oxidated and very dusty. I cleaned it as best as I could. Disassembled the inside to clean and polish all the metal bits.

It works fine. The brown line cord is original. Unfortunately the dial centre cap was damaged. It was superglued in place by a previous owner. I cleaned that up as best as I could and glued it back with clear drying low tack glue. A replacement part is rare, I understand from Australian collectors.