WIRELESS TRANSMISSIONS

 

ITEM # SLWT-1
"TRANSATLANTIC FRENCH LINE"

 

An original "OCEAN LETTER" transmitted between passing
French Line Ships to be delivered to New York and then
forwarded to Baltimore, MD.
From the steamship "Lafayette" to the "Rochambeau"
on the 24th of May, 1932 @ 1620 hours.
To Dr. Harry Knipp
"All is well hope you are well to lots of love mother and daddy"
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The telegram is 8 1/4" W x 10 5/8" H complete with its
original envelope.
The type has faded but is still readable and the paper is in
good condition for its age.
"SOLD"

ITEM # SLWT-2
"TRANSATLANTIC FRENCH LINE"

Another Ocean Letter Telegram sent from the French Line Vessel
"CHATHAM"
on May 11th, 1932 @ 18.20 GMT
to Dr  Knipp, Baltimore, MD
Received by the Doctor May 31st, 1932
The transmission was mailed from New York
May 28th, 1932 and is complete with its original envelope
with a postmarked 2 cent stamp.
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10" L x 7" H
A nice original piece of steamship history, and stamp collector item
in very good condition for its age.
"SOLD"

ITEM # SLWT-3
"COMMERCIAL PACIFIC CABLE"
POSTAL TELEGRAPH

An original American Postal Telegraph sent from/to
Honolulu to a Mr. Ben Hamblin Lobdill while he was traveling
aboard various steamships.
Based on other items we recovered from this person
he traveled quite frequently to Europe, Africa
 and many other ports of call, aboard both White Star  and Union Castle Lines
during the 1930's and early 40's
Message dated May 7th , 1944 @ 9:08 am
"EFM BEN HAMBLIN LOBDILL 0127750 AMDIKU HONOLULU"

"LETTERS RECEIVED MANY THANKS, DELIGHTED TO HEAR ABOUT
YOUR PROMOTION. BEST WISHES FOR A SPEEDY RETURN
KATHERYN PRICE BAILEY"
In excellent condition for its age
8 1/2" L x 7" W
15.00

ITEM # SLWT-4
"POSTAL CABLE / POSTAL TELEGRAPH CABLE SYSTEM"

An original postal telegraph listing for multiple cable transmissions
to many points around the world including the costs of each transmission
from the
AKRON BAG COMPANY
CLEVELAND, OHIO
MAY 31st, 1907
The item is somewhat worn and folded but intact and in legible
condition for its almost 100th year.
13 1/2" H x 8 1/2" W
15.00

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