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Telegraph Key - Disjunctor, Date Unknown Object Reg. No: ST 034637

Summary:
Similar in appearance and construction to a conventional telegraph transmission key.

The ebonite knob is marked "DISJUNCTOR KEY". The exact function of such a key is unknown.
Description:
Brass key with ebonite knob mounted on wooden base. Two brass terminals.
Acquisition Information:
Unknown from Unknown, 1982
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 60 mm (Height), 88 mm (Width), 88 mm (Length), 88 mm (Diameter)

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Tagged with: electrical switches, telegraph equipment, telegraphy
Themes this item is part of: Australia and the global telegraph network 1854-1902, The Australian telegraph network 1854-1877, Telegraphy Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: components
Inscriptions: The ebonite knob is marked:
"DISJUNCTOR KEY".

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