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#8284 Rare, Huge Vintage Brass Dutch Ships Bridge Engine Order Telegraph-"Stork Hengelo Holland"
RARE, HUGE, VINTAGE BRASS DUTCH SHIPS BRIDGE ENGINE ORDER TELEGRAPH - "STORK HENGELO HOLLAND"

Marked: "STORK. HENGELO HOLLAND"

The 14" face plates are each housed in a 15 1/4" brass O.D. surround.  The top is 15 1/4" wide.  Height of this impressive unit is 48 3/4", and 53" to top of the command lever.  Weight is 260 pounds.

The markings on the face plates are in Dutch as follows:
STOP-ZEER LANGZAAM-VERY SLOW, LANGZAAM- SLOW, HALF-1/2, VOL- FULL.
AROUND LEFT CENTER-ACHTERUIT-BACK. TO THE LEFY OF CENTER: VOORUIT- FORWARD
MAKER: "STORK, HENGELO HOLLAND"
One-Of-A-Kind!
 Item # 8284
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#4786 Rare US Navy Polished and Lacquered Aluminum Electric Bridge Telegraph
RARE US NAVY POLISHED AND LACQUERED ALUM. ELECTRIC BRIDGE TELEGRAPH

This handsome polished and lacquered telegraph sports a double-sided black face which is marked:" flank, full, stand, ahead, and back".  One handle communicates all the commands from center top, to the engine room.  It features a brass outside bell, which is presently not hooked up electrically.

Height: 50" - Width: 12 3/4"
Weight: 87 pounds
 Item # 4786
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#4774 Vintage Rare US Navy Aluminum Electric Telegraph, Circa 1950's, in Almost New Condition - Complete with Original Navy Paint
VINTAGE RARE US NAVY ALUMINUM ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH, CIRCA 1950'S, IN ALMOST NEW CONDITION, COMPLETE WITH ORIGINAL NAVY PAINT
Features a double sided black face marked: "FLANK, FULL, STAND, 2/3, FULL, AHEAD, BACK."  One hand lever center top would send the requested commands to the engine room.  External bell can ring when command lever is moved to the desired speed.  Unit is still in original like new condition!!
Height is 50" to top of control lever.  Width is 12 1/2"
Weight 87 pounds
Great item for your Nautical Room!
 Item # 4774
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#0881 Rare WWII US Navy Destroyer Bridge Telegraph 

RARE WWII US NAVY DESTROYER BRIDGE TELEGRAPH

One of the rarer U.S. Navy Telegraphs and a survivor of WWII. Polished and lacquered, and mounted on a wood base. An ingenious design. The oval face plate reads: Off - Hand Pulls - Full - Slow - Stop - 1/3 - 2/3 - Standard Ahead - Full-Flank - Hand Pulls, etc.  Turning the heavy brass control knob arrow indicator to any of the above commands gets the desired results. Total height is 45". Width is 13" x 11" x 11". Weight is 59 lbs.

 Item # 0881

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#0882 U. S. NAVY WW II BLACKOUT TELEGRAPH

WWII US NAVY DESTROYER BRIDGE TELEGRAPH

One of the rarer U.S. Navy Telegraphs and a survivor of WWII. Polished and lacquered, and mounted on a wood base. An ingenious design. The oval face plate reads: Off - Hand Pulls - Full - Slow - Stop - 1/3 - 2/3 - Standard Ahead - Full-Flank - Hand Pulls, etc. Turning the heavy brass control knob arrow indicator to any of the above commands gets the desired results. Total height is 45". Width is 13" x 11" x 11". Weight is 70 lbs.

 Item # 0882

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#0527 Benidx Brass Telegraph

BENDIX WW II BRASS U S NAVY TELEGRAPH

Rare double faced, single lever U S Navy heavy brass electric "Bendix" telegraph with great age patina. The unit has 2 identical 12" faces (in excellent condition) which are marked: flank, full, stand, 2/3, 1/3, stop, 1/3, 2/3, full, Bendix, Brooklyn, NY- cb 14396-a. A bell mounted to the side will ring when commands are given by moving the lever. Height: 43 3/4", to top of lever 49 3/4". Width between the faces is 12". Round base: 12" wide with 6 fixing holes. Weight: 168 pounds. Rare excellent condition.

 

Item # 0527

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#0347 Japanese E O T

HUGE JAPANESE E O T

18 1/4" Bezel Marked: 300 x 400 ENGINE TELEGRAPH 400 RECEIVER NIPPON ZOSENKIKAI CO LTD TOKYO. Size 18 1/4" X 9 3/4"deep. Base 14 1/2" round. Weighs 93 pounds. Face further has markings from left to right: full, half, slow, stand by, stop, finished with engine, slow, full. Great bell sound when lever is moved. Face somewhat faded due to age. Great buy.

 Item # 0347
Price: $698.00

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 Engine Room Telegraph

ENGINE ROOM TELEGRAPH - HEAVY BRASS

This heavy brass ship's Engine Room Telegraph weighs an incredible 92 pounds. When the lever is moved, the internal bell rings with an excellent clear bell sound. The face is 12.5", (width to tip of lever is 20") x 7" deep. No name on the face, which means it's likely that the face was replaced during its life span. A great Engine Room Telegraph. Polished and lacquered, ready to hang in your nautical room. Included are a couple of stout hooks for hanging.

 Item # 0977

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#0160 Speed Control Bridge Telegraph Reproduction

SPEED CONTROL BRIDGE TELEGRAPH REPRODUCTION

A beautiful reproduction of a traditional ship's speed control bridge telegraph. Made of brass. The bells inside the 13" face plate ring out loudly when the handle is moved to the desired speed setting. A light could be installed inside to illuminate the face. Lots of fun, and a wonderful addition to your bar or den, or to any room following a nautical theme. Comes in 47"and 39" sizes, priced accordingly.

Item # 0106
47" high - $1,398.00
39" high - $1,089.00

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#1823 Great Vintage "A. ROBINSON @ CO & LTD"- Liverpool & Glasgow Brass British Bridge Telegraphy - Polished & Lacquered

GREAT VINTAGE "A .ROBINSON @CO & LTD"- LIVERPOOL & GLASGOW BRASS BRITISH BRIDGE TELEGRAPH-POLISHED AND LACQUERED

Face is 12", overall width 14".  Height 44".  Base is 12" Round with 5 fixing holds.  Internal bell rings loud and clear when handle is moved giving the engine speed command.

Weight - 102 Pounds
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Item # 1823

SOLD

#0375 USN Engine Revolution Telegraph

USN ENGINE REVOLUTION TELEGRAPH

U. S. Navy Engine Revolution Telegraph. Rare heavy brass & aluminum body, 51" tall x 15 1/2" x 16 1/2" -- a real "Big Boy." 54 1/2" to top of handles. Heavy brass upper control body. The central brass inspection and control plate reads: "engine telegraph revolutions." In the middle are 3 vertical windows with revolution control numbers that can be changed with the knobs. Below are 2 brass bells that would ring when changes were made and understood via deck and engine room. If only it could talk, it looks like it has seen a lot of action. A fantastic find. Weight approx. 300 pounds.

Item # 0375

SOLD

#0569 Donkin Telegraph

VINTAGE "DONKIN & CO. NEWCASTLE on TYNE" TELEGRAPH

Rare Single Lever circa 1930 British Telegraph. When lever command is moved to the desired engine speed at the bridge, the bell rings out loud and clear. The brass and other non brass metals have been polished and lacquered. Height: 42 1/2". The top brass command center is 11 3/4" wide. The metal base and pedestal have also been polished and lacquered. The 10" black face with white easy to read lettering has some cracks in it, which do not detract from its overall appearance. The "Donkin & Co., Ltd". ceased operation a long time ago, making this a very desirable addition to your Nautical Collection Priced at: $ 2495.00

 Item # 0569
SOLD
#2092 Siemens Engine Room Telegraph

SIEMENS BROTHERS BRIDGE TELEGRAPH
RARE - WW II

This hefty desirable British bridge telegraph is very hard to find. It has been in my collection for over 20 years. Made of brass, it sports a 16" triangular looking face. When the enunciator lever is moved to give the desired command to the engineer in the engine room, the internal bell rings loud and clear. Another bell is mounted externally with an electrical connection cord attached. Siemens was one of the premier British telegraph makers, especially for the British Royal Navy during WW II. Size: 45" x 16 x 12 wide (round Base). Weight: 100 lbs.

 Item # 2092

SOLD

#4569 "A. Robinson & Co"- Brass Bridge Engine Room Telegraph

"A. ROBINSON & CO"- BRASS BRIDGE ENGINE ROOM TELEGRAPH

Well made, all brass Engine Room Telegraph made several decades ago.  Size: 37" tall. Top section is all brass - 12 " wide with 9 1/2" perfect faces - brass handles with wood hand grips, when moved to a desired command position would make the internal bells ring loud & clear.  Oil light, decorative, is mounted on the port side of the unit.  The brass base is 10 1/2" wide with 5 fixing holes.  Mount it on a wood base of your choice to fit your decor.
Weight is 48 pounds

Although a reproduction, could make fine addition to your nautical collection!
 Item # 4569

SOLD

#1690 "Chadburn" Liverpool & London Telegraph 

"CHADBURN" LIVERPOOL & LONDON ALL-BRASS TELEGRAPH 

Great "CHADBURN" Liverpool & London all brass Bridge Telegraph in excellent condition!  Black 12" dial is marked from left to right: FULL/HALF/SLOW/DEAD SLOW/STAND BY-STOP/FINISHED WITH ENGINE/DEAD SLOW/SLOW/HALF/FULL
"CHADBURN"-Their famous makers logo with LIVERPOOL & LONDON below.
The internal bell rings out loud and clear when the all brass handle is moved to the desired speed setting to the Engine Room.  Both handles work and ring independently from each other.  The brass round base sports 6 fixing holes for fastening to deck or at home attach to a round or square wood base for added stability.  On the side is an all brass oil burning light complete with font & wick.  Great early copy - 43", 48" to top Indicator handle
Weighs 69 pounds.  Approx. 25 years old.
Item # 1690

SOLD

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