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Brass Umbrella and Oak Fire Call Box Tapper

Auction:
2509
Lot:
1171A
Sold for:
$296$250

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Auction:
American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2509
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
August 15, 2010 10:00AM

Description:

Brass Umbrella and Oak Fire Call Box Tapper, possibly Boston, early 20th century, Morse code signal tapper could send telegraph messages from a call box back to the fire station, ht. 7, wd. 5 1/4, lg. 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500

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Telegrams, Telegraphy

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