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Teleprinter Rate Meter - Date Unknown Object Reg. No: ST 029201

Summary:
Meter used in teleprinter operations to measure transmission rate in words per minute.
Description:
Wooden base. Brass pillar supporting metal-covered meter mechanism. Circular metal dial with circular glass cover. Dial marked with hand-written scale around about one half of circumference. Scale graduated from 30 to 90.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 280 mm (Height), 155 mm (Width), 160 mm (Length)
Dimension Comment: Dial diameter: 100 mm

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Tagged with: telegraphy
Themes this item is part of: Telegraphy Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Telegraphy
Tertiary Classification: components
Inscriptions: Dial carries handwritten annotation:
"WORDS PER MINUTE"

Lower front face of meter mechanism case inscribed:
"No, 216"

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