Interiors: Day 1 — Fine Art + Furniture & Decorative Arts
Sale 2504 Lot 313
H. White & Co.
Model III double current G.P.O. pattern morse telegraph key, No. 5231
Great Britain, circa 1919
housed in a custom wood case impressed S.B. & Co. Ltd. / 1915, with wrought iron hardware
key: 8 1/4″w x 4 3/4″d x 3 5/8″h; case: 9 7/8″w x 6 1/8″d x 6″h
Case and iron elements show their age with water stains, surface dirt and areas of oxidation. The lid is lacking a central locking pin mechanism, or possible screw. The key with typical signs of age, use and wear. Unsure of working order.