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Telegraph Key

Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 4 in x 2 in; 5.08 cm x 10.16 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
key
telegraph key
Date made:
ca 1910
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.333359
Maker number:
3B
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
333359
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-151b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_892117

Semi-automatic Telegraph Key

Maker:
Western Union Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/2 in x 3 1/2 in x 7 3/4 in; 8.89 cm x 8.89 cm x 19.685 cm
Object Name:
bug
semi-automatic key
sending key
telegraph key
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331978
Accession number:
294351
Collector/donor number:
100-061
Catalog number:
331978
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1fa4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_891129

Semi-automatic Telegraph Key

Maker:
Western Union Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 3/8 in x 3 1/2 in x 8 in; 8.5725 cm x 8.89 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
bug
semi-automatic key
telegraph key
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331994
Serial number:
3223
Collector/donor number:
72-23
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
331994
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1e63-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_891140

Telegraph Key

Maker:
Elliott Brothers  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 4 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in; 15.24 cm x 10.795 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
telegraph key
cable key
submarine telegraph key
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.332170
Accession number:
294351
Collector/donor number:
100-690
Catalog number:
332170
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-105c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_891271

Telegraph Key

Maker:
Western Electric  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 5 3/8 in; 5.715 cm x 6.985 cm x 13.6525 cm
Object Name:
telegraph key
submarine telegraph key
Date made:
ca 1890
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.332224
Accession number:
294351
Collector/donor number:
100-391
Catalog number:
332224
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-150a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_891318

Telegraph Key

Maker:
O. & F. H. Varley  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 3 5/8 in x 6 1/8 in; 6.985 cm x 9.2075 cm x 15.5575 cm
Object Name:
telegraph key
submarine telegraph key
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.332225
Collector/donor number:
100-692
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
332225
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-150b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_891319

Telegraph Key

Maker:
Western Union Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 4.445 cm x 7.9375 cm x 12.3825 cm
Object Name:
key
telegraph key
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.332296
Accession number:
294351
Collector/donor number:
03-48
Catalog number:
332296
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1fef-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_891364

Semi-automatic Telegraph Key

Maker:
Mecograph Company  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 4 in x 5 7/8 in; 6.985 cm x 10.16 cm x 14.9225 cm
Object Name:
semi-automatic key
bug
telegraph key
side-swiper key
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.332297
Accession number:
294351
Collector/donor number:
72-01
Catalog number:
332297
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1ff0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_891365

Telegraph Key

Maker:
Thompson-Levering Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
brass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 6 in; 4.445 cm x 8.89 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
key
telegraph key
Date made:
ca 1900
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.332378
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
332378
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1393-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_891428

Telegraph Key

Maker:
J. H. Bunnell & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
lead (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
brass (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 1/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 6 1/2 in; 5.715 cm x 10.795 cm x 16.51 cm
Object Name:
key
telegraph key
Date made:
ca 1920
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.332379
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
332379
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1394-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_891429
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Telegraph Key

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/8 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 15.5575 cm x 11.43 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
telegraph key
cable key
submarine telegraph key
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.332415
Accession number:
294351
Collector/donor number:
100-711
Catalog number:
332415
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1847-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_891462

Telegraph Key

Maker:
L. G. Tillotson & Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
wood (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 3/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 4.445 cm x 6.985 cm x 14.605 cm
Object Name:
key
telegraph key
Date made:
ca 1865
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331249
Accession number:
294351
Collector/donor number:
100-824
Catalog number:
331249
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-14bb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_890660

Handmade Telegraph Key

Maker:
Jablin, Julian N.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 3/4 in x 3 1/8 in x 8 1/2 in; 6.985 cm x 7.9375 cm x 21.59 cm
Object Name:
telegraph key
semi-automatic key
sending key
Date made:
1944
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331323
Accession number:
294351
Collector/donor number:
100-049
Catalog number:
331323
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1d08-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_890708

Telegraph Key

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 3 1/2 in x 7 in; 5.08 cm x 8.89 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
key
telegraph key
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331410
Maker number:
2
Collector/donor number:
14-03A
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
331410
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-18c9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_890763

Telegraph Key

Maker:
Spies Electric Works  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 2 in x 3 1/2 in x 6 in; 5.08 cm x 8.89 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
key
polechanger key
telegraph key
Date made:
ca 1890
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331428
Maker number:
1-B
Collector/donor number:
100-825
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
331428
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1c76-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_890775

Telegraph Key

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 4 1/4 in x 6 in; 14.605 cm x 10.795 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
telegraph key
cable key
submarine telegraph key
Date made:
ca 1880
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331461
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
331461
Collector/donor number:
03-38
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-227c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_890800

Telegraph Key

Maker:
E. S. Greeley & Company  Search this
Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 in x 4 1/2 in x 7 in; 15.24 cm x 11.43 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
telegraph key
cable key
submarine telegraph key
Date made:
ca 1880
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331462
Accession number:
294351
Collector/donor number:
03-42
Catalog number:
331462
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-227d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_890801

Telegraph Key

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 1/2 in x 2 3/4 in x 5 in; 3.81 cm x 6.985 cm x 12.7 cm
Object Name:
key
telegraph key
Date made:
ca 1880
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331503
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
331503
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1b96-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_890831

Telegraph Key

Physical Description:
brass (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/4 in x 2 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 8.255 cm x 6.35 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
key
telegraph key
Date made:
ca 1890
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331515
Accession number:
294351
Catalog number:
331515
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-1cd3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_890838

Vibroplex Telegraph Key

Maker:
Vibroplex Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in x 8 in; 8.255 cm x 9.525 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
telegraph key
sending key
wireless key
Credit Line:
from Western Union Corporation
ID Number:
EM.331623
Accession number:
294351
Collector/donor number:
72-12
Catalog number:
331623
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Telegraph Keys
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-13e0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_890873

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