Telegraph receiver

Made:
1846

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Two-needle telegraph, made by William Reid & Co., London, 1846 and used on the Preston & Wyre Railway.

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
Y2003.22.87
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy) and wood (unidentified)
type:
telegraph receiver
credit:
Gift of British Telecommunications plc