Key, Morse code; [?]; Early 20th century[?]; LCT08.4854
Key, Morse codeAbout this object
Morse code key; constructed of metal, screwed to a heavy base.
This was saved from the wheel house of the SS Manuka when it wrecked at Long Point, 1929.
Early 20th century[?]Place Made
processed material, metal.Measurements
h 70mm x l 168mm x w 84mm
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"Object Type
This is a German key circa ww1. It was made by "Telefunken". It is almost identical to the Telefunken model H.T.3 Morse key. The Australian company Amalgamated Wireless Australasia (AWA) was formed by the merger if the Asian interests of Telefunken and the Marconi Co. about this time.