Telegraph Relay [GPO]

General Post Office


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Maker and Role
General Post Office
Description
A polarized relay, engraved with a broad arrow symbol that denotes British Government property. A brass cylinder and brass terminals mounted on a circular wooden base. Letters are inlayed on the base. This could have possibly been used from Auckland to Drury.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
broad arrow Engraved
GPO / 4720 / A Impressed
Location
On display
Accession No
1980.236.3
Credit Line
General Post Office. Telegraph Relay [GPO], 1980.236.3. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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