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Telegraph Tape Transmitter - Elliott Brothers, circa 1890s Object Reg. No: ST 029155

Summary:
Device used to transmit signals in an electric telegraph system. It converted a pattern of perforations on a continuous paper tape into pulses of electrical current representing letters and numbers according to a defined code. These pulses could then be transmitted over the telegraph line to the receiving station.
Description:
Wooden base on top of which is brass frame with tape mechanism attached to one side. Attached cable and plug. Wooden base has 5 brass screw terminals along on side, 3 terminals at one end and 2 terminals at the other end.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from V. Barnes, Mrs F. Jeffery, 1976
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 195 mm (Height), 190 mm (Width), 300 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: telegraphy, morse words 26.4c h
Themes this item is part of: Telegraphy Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: transceivers
Inscriptions: Engraved on one side of brass frame:
"ELLIOTT BROTHERS
(LONDON)
N0. 870"

Painted in white on one side of wooden base:
"No. 5"
Manufacturer: Elliott Bros, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, 1850s-1890s

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edson bandeira Posted on 16 Apr 2010 11:41 AM
eu tenho um elliott brothers completo ,gostaria de saber o ano de fabricação.
edson bandeira Brasil Posted on 16 Apr 2010 11:43 AM
elliott brothers numero 24557

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