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Old 22nd Nov 2017, 1:37 am   #21
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Default Re: Southampton - number of digits on dial label in 1958

Would an engineer carry the means to print a subscriber's number onto a label in his van?
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Old 22nd Nov 2017, 6:20 am   #22
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Default Re: Southampton - number of digits on dial label in 1958

I believe there was an ink stamping thing, a bit like the ones used for stamping dates onto paper, which was used for this. See, for example,

https://www.vintassion.com/vintage-6...r-labels/I3923
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Old 22nd Nov 2017, 9:04 am   #23
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Default Re: Southampton - number of digits on dial label in 1958

Thanks very much Ian, that really is very helpful and thanks everyone else - I know a lot about Oxford and it's neighbouring villages now!
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I know a lot about Oxford and it's neighbouring villages now!
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