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Lot 0123
United States,20th Century
Accompanied with written museum note stating "Repeater Amplifier from line Key West - Havana", other "21 Type Rep. Key West to Havana, removed by Sherod Newlan AT&T - 1955 - was in service from the initial services in 193?".
One with glass etched "WESTERN ELECTRIC, MADE IN USA, 101-F, PAT. U.S.A." followed by dates from 1906-1925 and "P391034", other with base impressed "WESTERN ELECTRIC, MADE IN USA, 101-F".
Each 4" tall,Glass, metal


Both untested, appears to be complete and in overall good condition. Tube with impressed base with crack to base, tube with etched bulbs wear to base, please refer to photographs.

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2 ID'd Western Electric 101-F Tennis Ball Tubes

Estimate $10 - $10,000Aug 4, 2018
Cranston, RI, USA
Auction Curated By:
Travis Landry
Specialist & Auctioneer, American & European Fine & Decorative Arts, Pop Culture Including Collectibles, Comics & Toys
Kevin Bruneau
President & Auctioneer, Asian Arts, 19-20th Century Decorative Arts