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Hand perforator and copy stand for Wheatstone automatic telegraph system, about 1900

Collection:  SCM - Telecommunications
Object Name:  telegraph
Maker:  Wheatstone, Sir Charles; Unknown maker
Place Made:  United Kingdom
Date Made:  c. 1900
Materials:  paper (fibre product); metal (unknown); wood (unidentified); iron; copper (alloy)
Measurements:  overall: 315 mm x 260 mm x 485 mm, 3.31kg
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Description:  Hand perforator and copy stand for Wheatstone automatic telegraph system, Invented by Charles Wheatstone, unknown maker, probably British, about 1900. Wheatstone two unit stickpunch with paperslip dispenser.

Object Number:  2004-126

Credit Line:  Donated by BT Heritage and Archives

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Wheatstone two unit stickpunch with paperslip dispenser
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Wheatstone two unit stickpunch with paperslip dispenser

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Unknown maker
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Wheatstone, Sir Charles
1802-1875, pioneer of telegraphy, scientist and contributor to optics, English; British
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