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Loudspeaker - Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, pre 1987 Object Reg. No: SH 900084

Summary:
Large conical-shaped loudspeaker. Used at Newmarket Saleyards.

Some Newmarket workers recalled how men used to be called to answer a phone - often dreading bad news.
Description:
Metal loudspeaker. Centre bracket with clamp, and electrical connection at narrow end.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from State Government of Victoria Major Projects Unit, 1990
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 171.00 cm (Height), 0.66 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: livestock, rural industry, rural victoria, livestock sale yards
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Sustainable Futures Collection, Post Office at the Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Audio-Visual Systems
Tertiary Classification: playback & recording
Place Used: Newmarket Saleyards, Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, pre 1987

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