Telegraph block instrument (sending/receiving)

Telegraph block instrument (sending/receiving) Telegraph block instrument (sending/receiving)

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Telegraph block instrument (sending/receiving)
Science Museum Group
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Telegraph block instrument (sending/receiving)
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Telegraph block instrument; SR Standard (stamped "SR 31") absolute pegging/non-pegging 3-position/3-indication type. There are 2 vertical banners (black) enamel-plated "DN/UP Goods Line" (DN: top-mounted/UP: in circular brass bezel). Enamel-plated "Bricklayers Arms JC", below which is a circular bakelite-commutator with a "Line Occupied" slide-bar commutator-locking mechanism and to LHS a small brass release-button. These instruments were later contracted out to R.E. Thompson?

Details

Category:
Signalling & Telecommunications
Object Number:
1994-7256
type:
telegraph instrument