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Morse Tape Inker, with Drawer and Roll of Tape, by Marconi Company, English, c. 1900

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Inventory Number: 71246
Object Type:
Place Created: United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/405
Brief Description: Morse Tape Inker (or Ink-Writer), of lacquered brass, on mahogany base with paper spool-in drawer. With two brass terminals on surface of mahogany base. With associated brass 'key'. Morse Tape Inker (or Ink-Writer), of lacquered brass, on mahogany base with paper spool-in drawer. With two brass terminals on surface of mahogany base. This particular model has been restored and refurbished to working condition as it was in 1901. Otherwise it is an identical model to another Morse Tape Inker (Inv. Num. 99765). There is also a t-shaped winding key,
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCONI'S / WIRELESS / MAKERS / TELEGRAPH CO LTD / No 702" inscribed on side of object.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Brass
mahogany
paper.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
215 335 280 mm

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