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

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.
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:
N0. 870"

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


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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