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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
J.H. Bunnell & Co., New York, NY, U.S.A. 2
Descriptions
wood 4438 magnet 2 brass 1442 metal 3340
Names
telegraph keys 2
Dimensions:
H: 3 in, L: 7.75 in, width: 5.25 in
Inscription:
front of top left: J.H. BUNNELL & CO./ NEW YORK U.S.A.
Remarks:
Telegraph keys, wooden base; metal, brass; magnet. Low voltage circuit transmits battery to electro-magnet. Magnet pulls and releases sounding arm. Sounds transmit Morse code. Inscription on front of top left. Good condition: on display as an educational exhibit; shows burn marks on wooden base, from rubbing againist plastic. Entire apparatus (except punch key) covered in plexi-glass box.
Accession Number:
1.69.2808

Not currently on display


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