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CHROME RING TELEPHONE CABLE, 1930's

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CHROME RING TELEPHONE CABLE, 1930's

Sample of underground telephone cable.
The wires are insulated with paper and the cable were laid in airtight ducts, air was pumped in occasionally to check for leaks, as moisture caused problems with the insulation. the outer covering is Gutta Percha.
This sample is held together by a chrome ring for display purposes.

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