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Lot 0164
United States,Early 20th Century
Accompanied with original museum label stating "DECADE BOX USED IN TESTING FIRST TELEPHONE CABLE FROM KEY WEST, FLORIDA, TO HAVANA, CUBA", which occurred in February, 1921. Metal tag on box states "A.T. and T. Co., TEST ROOM SET, KEY WEST, FLA.".
Stamped "LEEDS & NORTHRUP CO." on front at bottom.
9 1/4" x 8 1/4" x 3 1/2",Wood, bakelite.


Has not been tested, wear to wood and bakelite, overall good condition.

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Leads & Northrup Key West to Cuba AT&T Test Set

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