1901 Transatlantic Receiver, by Collier-Marr Company, Manchester, 1901
Inventory Number: 96661
Maker Details: Signed by the Collier-Marr Telephone & Electrical Manufacturing Co. Ltd.
Inscription: "THE COLLIER-MARR TELEPHONE & ELECTRICAL MANUFACTURING CO. LD. MANCHESTER / COLLIER-MARR PATENTS" printed on vertical surface of receiver.
Size: 160 x 60 x 70 mm (extremity dimensions)
Materials: Brass, ebonite, iron.
Other Given Number(s): Christie's 75.
The transatlantic receiver, a Collier-Marr Telephone receiver, made of ebonite and brass mounted between the legs of a horseshoe magnet, with manufacturers details etched into vertical ebonite surface. Extra windings on each leg of the magnet. With steel terminals on magent side of receiver and metal loop hook on other side of receiver.