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Western Union Type 1-C Self-Winding Ticker by T. A. Edison Inc.

Auction:
2170
Lot:
304
Sold for:
$2,585$2,200

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Auction:
Sale #2170 - 2170
Location:
Bolton
Date / Time :
May 03, 2003 10:00AM

Description:

Western Union Type 1-C Self-Winding Ticker by T. A. Edison Inc., 1920s, No.8525, with lacquered-brass frame, telegraph mechanism, twin alpha-numeric rollers and tape feed with escapement mechanism, over electro-magnet, in cast iron base with Western Union label and glass dome, ht. 13 in. (dome cracked, later description label screwed to base over original label).
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

Western Union, T. A. Edison Inc., Brass, Telegraphy, Time