"A. ROBINSON WHEELHOUSE TELEGRAPH"
an original turn of the 20th century, brass and bronze
" BRIDGE/WHEEL HOUSE TELEGRAPH"
Made in England by & marked
A ROBINSON & CO. LTD.
PATENTEES & MANUFACTURERS
LIVERPOOL & GLASGOW
ESTABLISHED A.D. 1760
A very nice, fully functional telegraph,
with its original glass, operational bell, and side oil burner & font.
The unit has a nicely aged patina & is in excellent condition for its age.
Stands 47" high with the brass handles in the stop position.
The glass face is 13 1/2" in diameter x 8 1/2" wide
not inclusive of handles.
The base is 11" in diameter, and the control handles are
12 1/2" high x 4 1/4" wide & made of Bronze.
Weighing a hefty 66 pounds for its somewhat petite size
"U.S. MERCHANT SHIP'S TELEGRAPH"
An original, early 20th century, bridge/wheel house telegraph.
In excellent condition for its age.
CHAS. CORY & SON INC.
as marked on both sides of the face.
Also there is a brass plate at the top marked
CHAS. CORY & SON INC.
NEW YORK, U.S.A.
A beautiful unit, made of bronze & brass with a plexi face.
The bell rings as the handle is moved.
Stands 44" high, 49 1/2" high with handles upright, with a
12" diameter face, 7" deep, handles are 12" long x 3 1/2" wide, base 12" diameter.
Weight 76 pounds
"U.S. NAVAL SHIP'S TELEGRAPH"
A very nice, WWII vintage, Naval Vessel ,
Telegraph, made of Bronze and Brass by
"DURKEE MARINE NAVAL TELEGRAPH"
An original , early 20th century, Naval Bridge engine order
made of cast bronze, brass with porcelain faces
"DURKEE MARINE PRODUCTS CORPORATION"
STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK
The enameled porcelain faces was made by the famous
"LENOX CHINA CO"
A very nice , & quite rare telegraph from a US Naval vessel
of WWI Vintage.
The unit stands 44 "
tall without handles, 47 1/2" tall with
handles upright, has a 10 1/2" wide x 13 1/2" diameter face, 12" handles
from center mount, & an 11" diameter base.
Weight 118 Pounds
A beautiful piece, with a wonderful natural patina, operational bells, and in excellent condition
for its age.
Charles Durkee & Company went out of business circa 1920
THIS STYLE TELEGRAPH WAS ALSO USED IN THE MOVIE
"THE SAND PEBBLES"
Their is a scene on the ship's bridge where you can see a clear view
of the telegraph and all its markings.
Also, The WWI Ship WARD on patrol at Pearl Harbor, which fired the
first shot at a Japanese mini sub had this type of telegraph.
RE: The Myths of Pearl Harbor, History Channel
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