Telephone Cable

Production date
Circa 1953
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Object detail

Accession number
2008.2
Production period
Description
Cutaway cable sample on rimu base of the telephone cable laid across Auckland Harbour from Parnell to Devonport on 28 Sept.1953. 18 layers exposed; it appears to have a wax coating. A small silver plaque mounted on the rimu base reads "PT. RESOLUTION/DEVONPORT/LAID/28. SEPT. 1953"
Marks
PT. RESOLUTION / DEVONPORT / LAID / 28. SEPT. 1953 Engraved
Other name
Telegraph cable
Credit Line
Circa 1953. Telephone Cable, 2008.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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On display

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