letter opener with calendar and map, 1893-1894

Made:
1893-4 in Unknown place
maker:
Eastern Telegraph Company
Letter opener with 1894 calendar and map made for the Eastern Telegraph Co., 1893-4.
      
      An example of promotional Letter opener with 1894 calendar and map made for the Eastern Telegraph Co., 1893-4.
      
      An example of promotional

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Letter opener with 1894 calendar and map made for the Eastern Telegraph Co., 1893-4. An example of promotional
Science Museum Group Collection
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Letter opener with 1894 calendar and map made for the Eastern Telegraph Co., 1893-4. An example of promotional
Science Museum Group Collection
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

Letter opener with 1894 calendar and map, made for the Eastern Telegraph Company, 1893-1894.

This is an example of promotional material produced by telegraph companies. The handle of the letter opened has a calendar for 1894, while the rest shows maps of the telegraph routes served by the Eastern Telegraph Co.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
2004-162
Materials:
paper (fibre product) and wood (unidentified)
type:
letter opener
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • knife
credit:
Donated by BT Heritage and Archives