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Morse Key, by Marconi Company, English, c. 1900

preview image for Morse Key, by Marconi Company, English, c. 1900
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Inventory Number: 86892
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/460
Brief Description: Morse Key, with lacquered brass fittings and brown ebonite tapper, on varnished mahagony base. With two lacquered brass terminals on the upper surface of the base.
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS TELEGRAPH CO LTD / 50" etched into front side of base. "S.W.A." etched into rear side of base.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Brass
Ebonite
Mahogany
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
120 160 110 mm

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