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Morse Recorder Reel - Marconi, Radio, circa 1905 Object Reg. No: ST 18548

Recorder reel, made of brass, 6" diameter, for rolling on paper recording ribbon as record is made by recorder no. 18547. The reel was turned by hand of operator marked. Manufactured by Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd.

It is part of a set which consists of: two Coherer and Tapper, Coherer Based Detector Assembly, Morse Inker, Morse Key, Condenser, Induction Coil and a Transmit or Receive Mode Switch.
Brass rotating reel mounted by a brass pillar on a polished wooden base . The reel has four 'spokes'.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 170 mm (Height), 153 mm (Width), 100 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: telegraphy, radios
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Early radio: transmission and reception, 1900 - 1914
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: receivers
Inscriptions: On top surface of base: MARCONI'S WIRELESS / MAKERS / TELEGRAPH Co Ltd / 482
Manufacturer: Marconi?s Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd., England, Great Britain, circa 1905

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