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Material Type
Artifact
Materials
WOOD, METAL, BAKELITE
Catalogue Number
P19860064000
Material Type
Artifact
Date
1919
Materials
WOOD, METAL, BAKELITE
No. Pieces
3
Height
22.5
Length
61.5
Width
15.5
Description
.1 RADIO RECEIVER. WOOD, METAL, BAKELITE. 2 PCES. 2 METAL PLATES SCREWED ONTO BACK.(1) "5 AMPS" "100 VOLTS" "60 CYCLES" "STYLE NO. 57524" "SERIAL NO. 84571"(2) "10 AMPS" "200 VOLTS" "60 CYCLES" "CANADIAN SEAL" "STYLE NO. 46765" "SERIAL NO. 42781". FOIL STICKER "THE SQUARE DANCE POST 833 STAFFORD DRIVE LETHBRIDGE ALTA. 327-3988 SQUARE DANCE SPECIALTIES". WOOD CABINET, 3 FLIP-TOP LIDS, ONE DOESN'T OPEN. FRONT IS BAKELITE PANELS SCREWED ONTO WOOD, 40 BAKELITE KNOBS. MEANT TO BE USED WITH CRYSTALS AND HEADPHONES. PATENTED 1919 NORTHERN ELECTRIC COMPANY LIMITED "PATENTED 1918 1919" "W.W. GRANT RADIO LTD. CALGARY-CANADA." .2 HEADPHONES. 39.4 CM CIRCUM. (HEADPHONE TO HEADPHONE) CORD 132 CM LTH. METAL, BAKELITE, COVERED CORD. ENGRAVED ON METAL SECTION ON HEADPHONE "CANNON-BALL MASTER C.F. CANNON CO. SPRINGWATER, N.Y U.S.A.."
Subjects
TELECOMMUNICATION T&E
Historical Association
SAFETY SERVICES
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History
RADIO RECEIVER BUILT BY W.W. GRANT IN CALGARY. ONE OF THE FIRST RADIOS IN LETHBRIDGE. SAT IN FIRE DEPARTMENT OFFICE AND WAS WIRED TO ALL ROOMS IN NO. 1 FIREHALL SO FIREMEN COULD PLUG IN HEADPHONES AND LISTEN TO BROADCASTS IN ANY PART OF THE STATION.
Catalogue Number
P19860064000
Acquisition Date
1985-11
Collection
Museum
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