It has been totally stripped down and rebuilt after each part has been cleaned and polished. The handset is marked 1956 and the base 1956. This telephone has a genuine GPO No12 dial with a perfect enamel alpha numeric dial face. It is fitted with a very best all British manufactured hand plaited braided handset cord and a GPO specification round plastic ivory line in cord with a UK telephone plug socket. I have also fitted an electronic microphone to bring the sound quality up to modern standards. This model was designed to be fitted to a GPO No 26 bell set and so had no internal bell. I have fitted a small bell inside that gives a very pleasant ring but not very loud. Ideal for a bedroom or in a sitting room. I can make a dial label with your information at no extra charge.