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1945

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1955

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Autodex Rotary Telephone Index Telephone Index, ca. 1950

This is a Telephone index. It was manufactured by Zephyr American Corp.. It is dated ca. 1950 and we acquired it in 1996. Its medium is metal, plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Rolodex Corporation. It is credited Gift of Rolodex Corporation.

Its dimensions are

16.5 x 9.5 x 10 cm (6 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Autodex Rotary Telephone Index Telephone Index, ca. 1950; Manufactured by Zephyr American Corp. ; USA; metal, plastic; 16.5 x 9.5 x 10 cm (6 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 3 15/16 in.); Gift of Rolodex Corporation; 1996-14-5-a,b

We have 1 video that features Autodex Rotary Telephone Index Telephone Index, ca. 1950.

Collections in Motion: Rolodexes

Six Rolodexes from the Cooper Hewitt collection being shown in motion.

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