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Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds in Card Box

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Set of 25 keys for the Poldhu Station, held in Card Box
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Key to Outside Lavatory

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Key with a paper label attached by length of string. Key is labelled as being for 'Outside Lavatory (Main Bldg)'
Primary Inscriptions: 'Outside Lavatory (Main Bldg)
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Keys to New Stores and Garage

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Two keys with a paper label attached by length of string. Keys are labelled as being for 'New Stores and Garage (Concrete Building)'. Keys are both hollow, with cylindrical hole at one end.
Attached to keys is a metal keyring embossed with the words 'New. Store.'
Primary Inscriptions: 'New Stores and Garage (Concrete Building)' 'New Store'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Keys to Bungalow Craftdown

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Three keys with a paper label attached by length of string. Keys are labelled as being for 'Bungalow Craftdown'.
Three keys are copies of each other. Each key has floral design engraved on one side surrounding the word 'Union', all three have geometrical design engraved on reverse side.
Keys are manufactured by 'Union'.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Bungalow Craftdown'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Keys to Receiving House and Shed

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Two keys with a paper label attached by length of string. Keys are labelled as being for 'Key of Receiving House (Stable) and Key of lean to Shed (Small one) (Petrol Store)'
One key has large circular, hollow bow. It has a thin shaft which bulges at the pin of the key.
Second key has two small holes drilled into its bow.
Paper label is cut from a larger piece of paper with sections of writing on the reverse (obscured).
Primary Inscriptions: 'Key of Receiving House (Stable) and Key of lean to Shed (Small one) (Petrol Store)'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Card Box for Poldhu Keys

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Card box used for housing keys to the Poldhu Station. Box has handwritten pencil note informing that it contains the Poldhu keys.

Two sticky labels have beenattached relating to the key's sale at Christies.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Keys to Poldhu'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Keys to Outer Office

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Three keys with a paper label attached by length of string. Keys are labelled as being for 'Outer Office (to Passage)'.
Three keys are copies of each other. Bow of each key is a club shape with raised engraving of the word 'Yale' on one side and the number '24754' on the reverse.
Keys are manufactured by 'Yale'.
Keys are attached to a metal keyring, on one side is engraved the number '11' whilst the word 'office' is engraved on the reverse.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Outer Office (to Passage) 'Office' '11'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Keys to Main Gate

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Three keys with a paper label attached by length of string. Two of the keys are labelled as being for 'Main Gate'. One key is labelled as being for 'padlock for other half of gates'.
Two main gate keys are identical, both hollow, with cylindrical hole at one end.
Padlock key is also hollow with hole at one end.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Two for Main Gate' 'One for padlock to other half of gates'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Keys to Old Station Bungalow

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Two keys with a paper label attached by length of string. Keys are for 'Old Station Bungalow'. Larger of two keys is for 'Rear To Shed'
Primary Inscriptions: 'Old Station Bungalow' 'Big key is for "Rear To" Shed'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Key to Gate to Paldhu Hotel

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Single key attached to paper label by length of string. Key is labelled as being to 'Gate to Paldhu Hotel'.
Key has a club shaped bow with a circular hole and raised semi-circular pattern. Key has two bits extending from either end of the pin. Key has a hollow shaft with circular hole at end of pin.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Gate to Paldhu Hotel'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Keys to Main Building

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Two keys with a paper label attached by length of string. Keys are for 'Main Building'
Keys are manufactured by Yale
Primary Inscriptions: 'Main Building'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Keys to Inner Office

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Two keys with a paper label attached by length of string. Keys are for 'Inner Office (to Passage)'
Keys are manufactured by Yale
Primary Inscriptions: 'Inner Office (to Passafe)'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Key to Cliff Gate

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Key with a paper label attached by length of string. Key for 'Cliff Gate.'
Primary Inscriptions: 'Cliff Gate'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Envelope containing two keys and handwritten note

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Brown envelope containing handwritten note and two small keys, attached by length of string.

Brown envelope has had its printed address scribbled out in both red and black ink.

Handwritten note has ink on one side expressing that the keys in the envelope were taken from the 'Strong Room'. Note is folded to a point at one end and has a hole in this end, enabling it to be attached to keys (is now detached). Pencil notation on reverse referring to new location of keys in Mr Marconi's Office.

Two keys are copies of one another, both have a circular, hollow bow. Shaft of each key is hollow with opening at the pin.
Primary Inscriptions: 'This Packet of Keys Detached from Deed Boxes Taken from Strong Room At Eaglehurst by G.S. Kemp. February 1915' 'Bunch now in Mr Marconi's office'
Provenance:
Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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Key to Marconi's Bookcase in Paper Envelope

Inventory Number: 15227
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Brief Description: Keys from set entitled: Keys to Poldhu Station and Grounds.
Single silver metal key held in a paper envelope.
Envelope has handwritten note in red pencil explaining that the key is for Marconi's bookcase.
Key is manuifactured by Butler and Son of Drury Lane. Key has hollow, oval bow and features three engraved lines on its shaft.
Primary Inscriptions: 'Key of Marchese Marconi's Bookcase in Reception Room'
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Collection Group: Marconi Collection

There are no associated narratives.

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