Gilbert model 3502 "Teleset"

Gilbert model 3502 "Teleset"

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Description (Brief)
A telegraph practice set used as an introduction to landline telegraphy technology and Morse code. Includes two key-sounder combination sets and a roll of bare copper wire. Also a pad of blank telegram sheets and a reproduction instruction manual. The cover appears original but the pages are blank. Penciled note: "Toy Mfgs. of U.S.A. #82"; printed on package: “A. C. Gilbert”, “3502 Teleset”.
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Object Name
telegraph toy
date made
ca. 1920
ca 1920
A. C. Gilbert Company
overall: 2 in x 12 1/2 in x 8 3/4 in; 5.08 cm x 31.75 cm x 22.225 cm
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National Museum of American History
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