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Lot Number: 1279
BREQUET; an exceptionally rare mahogany cased telegraph transmitter and receiver, the shaped hinged lid enclosing the upper mahogany cased section with white dial printed with numerals and letters of the alphabet, the base section with brass dial set with numerals and letters of the alphabet with twin side turn handled knobs and turned front feet.
Category: Scientific Instruments
Estimate: 300 - 500

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Postage to the USA for this lot would be approximately 109 + VAT depending on the final hammer price. Parts move freely, light surface wear but overall good.

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Lot Number: 1280
An Automatic Telephone Manufacturing Co Ltd of Liverpool crystal detector, with sticker inscribed 'VBC', instructions to the lid with set no.48308, the mahogany case width 21.5cm, height 18cm.
Category: Scientific Instruments
Estimate: 30 - 50

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Lot Number: 1281
WITHDRAWN - part of lot 1287 A brass telegraph cylindrical instrument 'No. 23969, Telegraph Works, Silvertown, London', with turned wooden base set with various letter plaques and screws, height 15.5cm.
Category: Scientific Instruments
Estimate: 0 - 0

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Lot Number: 1282
A mid to late 19th century oak cased telegraph signal indicator and galvanometer, the silvered dial stamped 'G.P.O 4764', height 18cm.
Category: Scientific Instruments
Estimate: 30 - 50

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Extensive surface wear to outer case with scratches, nicks and one sizeable chip to top, some wear to dial with dust, discolouration and patches of dirt. Chip to the glass.

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Lot Number: 1283
A mid to late 19th century oak cased telegraph signal indicator and galvanometer, the silvered dial stamped 'G.P.O. 11144', height 18cm.
Category: Scientific Instruments
Estimate: 30 - 50

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There are no numerals or markers to the dial, extensive surface wear to the case with a small chip to the top and further scratches and nicks, surface dirt and wear dial.

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Lot Number: 1284
Two late 19th/early 20th century mahogany cased galvanometers, both with silvered dials and Arabic numeral baton markers, one stamped 'G.E.C. London, Witton & Manchester-England 17416', the other with applied white metal presentation plaque, height of tallest 12cm (2).
Category: Scientific Instruments
Estimate: 30 - 50

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Surface wear to outer cases throughout, some wear to dial surrounds and internal dials with minor areas of discolouration and minor scratches.

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Lot Number: 1285
Two late 19th/early 20th century oak cased galvanometers including a military issue example by Edison & Swan, the silvered dial set with Arabic numerals and baton markers and stamped 'No.17199 1917, the top with inscribed broad arrows marks and two circular ivory plaques inscribed 'I' and 'Q', height of tallest 17cm (2).
Category: Scientific Instruments
Estimate: 40 - 60

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Extensive surface wear to outer cases, scratches and nicks throughout. taller example is missing two tuning components to top, both with some surface wear and discolouration to dials. Edison example has a hairline crack to the glass.

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Lot Number: 1286
Two telegraph sounders on wooden bases, the larger with frontal plaque inscribed 'F.G. Taylor' and stamped 'R117', the smaller inscribed 'G.P.O. 2683' and inscribed to base '4500' with plus and minus symbols, height of taller 18cm (2).
Category: Scientific Instruments
Estimate: 30 - 50

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Lot Number: 1287
A brass bodied telegraph device on circular wooden base stamped 'No. 23969 Telegraph Works, Silvertown, London', height 15cm, also two brown patent microphone amplifiers, serial numbers 2109 and 5983 (3).
Category: Scientific Instruments
Estimate: 40 - 60

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Lot Number: 1288
A late 19th century brass bodied telegraph sounder on wooden base, stamped for Siemens Bros & Co Ltd, London, number 21072, length 37cm.
Category: Scientific Instruments
Estimate: 40 - 60

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Extensive surface wear including discolouration and scratches to the instrument as well as to its base.

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