Automatic Electric 98 N

Automatic Electric 98N non-dial manual payphone. With this antique telephone all aspects of an outgoing telephone call would have been handled by the operator. She would have connected the call and asked for payment. She would have listened as coins were dropped. It is equipped with an unusual AE 40 type Bakelite handset that has a spit cup. The coin gauge guard is over the slots to insures that the user reads the instructions before depositing a coin.