It is a FF33 field telephone, without crank and carrying strap.
IMO stenciled writing on the cover is postwar
"I didn't use any weapon in combat during the war, but i killed hundreds, perhaps thousands of men...they're now at the bottom of the sea"
Walter Borg (ex-MI6) Agent and radio operator in Malta, Tunisia and Italy between 1941 and 1945. Arrested twice, tortured twice, escaped twice, survived the war...
"The future torments us, the past holds us, that is why the present escapes us."
In Memoriam :
Laurent Huart (1964-2008)
Yes indeed, and I believe the green line on the top indicates army issue.
It carries the original TR German code plate. Postwar examples might be in different languages or NATO. You can check to see if it works by wiring a D size battery into the terminals and then checking the handset. NH
Its the most common version, the no stripe versions are rare since they were all converted for the newer microphone. Also there is a yellow stripe, that is for kriegsmarine (added 4 pin socket for noisy enviroments (headgear) to keep the hands free)
Good information friend.
Good original one. timothy