Western Union Call Box: Very early Western Union Telegraph and Cable Co. call box, w/ Co.’s early style logo. Heavy enameled porcelain covered piece is attached to white ceramic base w/ electrical mechanism inside and wind-up knob at top for notifying the local telegraph office to send over a messenger to retrieve a written message for sending as telegram. Excellent and all original (near mint), although wind-up mechanism is pretty temperamental.
Size: 6-3/8 x 3-3/8 x 2.25
Date of Sale: 10/11/13
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