Specimen of telescoped cable on wood base, 1895-1931

Made:
1895-1931 in Gravesend

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Specimen of dry core 1,000 pair, lead covered, six and a half pound telescoped GPO telephone cable, W T Henley's Telegraph Works Company Limited, probably Gravesend, Kent, 1895-1931

Details

Category:
Telecommunications
Object Number:
1931-734
Materials:
copper (alloy), lead (metal), paper (fibre product), wood (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (with cable on base): 515 mm x 225 mm x 225 mm, 4.47 kg
type:
cable
taxonomy:
credit:
Donated by W.T. Henley's Telegraph Works Company Limited
status:
Permanent collection

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