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1992

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1996

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FuturePhone (Concept Model) Executive Communications Center, 1992

This is a Executive communications center. It was designed by Sandor F. Weisz and Michael A. Cousins and produced by Dictaphone Corporation and firm: Cousins Design. It is dated 1992 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is plastic, wood, metal. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Cousins Design and Dictaphone Corporation. It is credited Gift of Dictaphone Corporation and Cousins Design.

  • Model 302 Telephone, ca. 1937
  • cast and enamel-coated metal, steel, printed paper, rubber-sheathed cord.
  • Museum purchase from the Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1994-73-2

Its dimensions are

Overall for "a": 20.3 x 24.8 x 16.4 cm (8 x 9 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.) Overall for "b & c": 10.7 x 25.5 x 15.4 cm (4 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Cite this object as

FuturePhone (Concept Model) Executive Communications Center, 1992; Designed by Sandor F. Weisz and Michael A. Cousins; USA; plastic, wood, metal; Overall for "a": 20.3 x 24.8 x 16.4 cm (8 x 9 3/4 x 6 7/16 in.) Overall for "b & c": 10.7 x 25.5 x 15.4 cm (4 3/16 x 10 1/16 x 6 1/16 in.); Gift of Dictaphone Corporation and Cousins Design; 1996-11-1-a/h

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