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Lot 0128
United States,20th Century
Used for testing wood telephone batteries, on dial in red "TRANSMITTER SERVICE, AFTER ONE MINUTE, CLOSED CIRCUIT, THREE CELLS, ONE CELL", in black "POLE CHANGER AND COIN BOX SERVICE", and "CUT OFF POINTS FOR DRY CELS, FOR SINGLE CELLS DEPRESS STEM".
Printed on dial "PATENT APPLIED FOR WESTERN ELECTRIC CO", stamped on underside "35".
3" tall x 2 1/4" diameter,Metal, glass

Condition

Wear to case and glass, cloth wire covering frayed, clips work well, untested but appears complete, please refer to photographs.

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  • 25%

Western Electric TDry Cell Battery Tester Watch

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