British chest microphone with headphones navy anti-aircraft 1945
Rare chest microphone with headphones. Made by TMC (Telephone Manufacturing Company), England. Type A.P. 12500 (Air Publication). Used by the Navy’s anti-aircraft defenses. That is why there are also plastic discs in the headphones and microphone against the water. The microphone was worn on the chest in combination with the headphones (see photos). Function unknown.
Stamped with production date ‘May 1945’.