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1987

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Miditel Telephone

This is a telephone. It was designed by Tapani Hyvonen and manufactured by Laukamo Corporation and firm: Destem. It is dated ca. 1987 and we acquired it in 1987. Its medium is plastic. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 6.8 x 12 x 23.3 cm (2 11/16 x 4 3/4 x 9 3/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Miditel Telephone; Designed by Tapani Hyvonen ; Finland; plastic; Overall: 6.8 x 12 x 23.3 cm (2 11/16 x 4 3/4 x 9 3/16 in.); 1987-65-1

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