Bundesarchiv Bild 183-2008-0516-500, Fernschreibmaschine mit Telefonanschluss



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English: A teletypewriter in 1930

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Fernschreibmaschine mit Telefonanschluss

Die neue Fernschreibmaschine, die Stenotypistin für grosse Entfernung, ist das Neueste der Bürotechnik. Der Apparat ist an das Telephon angeschlossen. Er heisst Teleprinter und kann Tausende von Apparaten gleichzeitig in Bewegung bringen.

Date 1930(1930)
Source Deutsches Bundesarchiv (German Federal Archive), Bild 183-2008-0516-500
Author Illger, Willi
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This picture could use more identification. What teleprinter is this? It's not a Model 12 or a Model 15; it looks like some very early design, like an early Morkrum. The picture may be from 1930, but I think the machine is older. ("John Nagle" on Wikipedia.)

A similar machine is shown at [1]. This is in the Liverpool War Museum.[2]. Still haven't identified the machine, though. ("John Nagle" on Wikipedia.)

This is a Creed Teleprinter Number 7, from 1931.[3][4] ("John Nagle" on Wikipedia)


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