The Web let me down

We came across this vintage bit of electronics today, whilst doing some early spring cleaning:
Handy Intercom

Handy Intercom Box

This handy intercom works perfectly, and has a cable about 10m long. It's an awesome retro toy, ideal for re-enacting Moneypenny scenes from Bond, or Reggie Perrin moments!

I thought I'd try to find out something about it on the Web, but have drawn a complete blank. I can't even find any reference to "Eagle Products" as purveyors of quality electronic office goods. Most disappointing :(

Comments

  1. I had the *same* ones when I was wee. They were fantastic, although they had a funny smell when they had been in operation for a while. Probably some poisonous material on the speakers. What I loved was when you half-pressed the button you got that TJ Hooker type "chschschs' noise. Oh, those were the days...

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  2. Spooky! I can't say I've noticed the smell, but I know what you mean about the noise :)

    I'm trying to work out when they were manufactured - did you get them new, or were they things that had always been there in your house?

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  3. We still use very similar ones to these in the physics department here !!!

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  4. Eagle still make small, 4 channel battery operated mono mixers. I think it is now a Japanese company whoi still use the Eagle name... Bought one (mixer) last year for school use.

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  5. Hah - so maybe my intercoms aren't quite the collector's items I hoped!

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