W1TP TELEGRAPH & SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENT MUSEUMS: http://w1tp.com
Tom Perera - W1TP

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0063.jpg Early Telegraph Key These online MUSEUMS are dedicated to the PRESERVATION of TELEGRAPH and SCIENTIFIC History, Lore, and Instrumentation: These are no-frills museums designed for rapid and easy searching and downloading to facilitate research by serious collectors and historians but accessible to anyone who is interested in telegraph and scientific instruments. As a telegraph operator and collector for over 50 years, I have assembled a collection of over 3000 telegraph and scientific instruments and photographs. I am always looking to acquire or photograph very old and unusual keys and instruments!!

SPECIAL TELEGRAPH-RELATED RESOURCES:

* * TELEGRAPH COLLECTORS REFERENCE CD - (SECOND Edition) * * (Details & Ordering Information)
Thousands of Inline Photographs, Descriptions, Books, & Reference Information. A complete Telegraph Reference Library for PC and MAC!.$15.

* * Perera's TELEGRAPH COLLECTORS GUIDE (2nd. Edition) * * (Details & Ordering Information)
100 pages, 300 photographs, descriptions, prices, 1200 item index, for only $20.00 !
(Latest Internet-Revised Price Guide) ** (Corrections) ** (Info & Updates for the 1st. Edition)

* * HOW TO RESTORE TELEGRAPH KEYS: W.R. Smith, W4PAL * * (Details & Ordering Information)
The best and only book of its kind; displays every procedure !

* * AUSTRALIAN TELEGRAPH HISTORY CD-ROM: Ron McMullen * * (Details & Ordering Information)
The only compendium of Australian Telegraph and Key History !

* * THE STORY OF THE ENIGMA CD: History, Technology, and Deciphering (NEW 4th Edition!) * * (Details & Ordering Information)
This newly expanded CD tells the complete story of the ENIGMA ! Thousands of pictures, 9 books, Enigma simulator programs, construction projects, other cipher machines, 4 action videos, a 30-minute M-209 training video... and much more. $15. ** (Updates & Corrections for all editions)

* * The Antique Wireless Assocation TELEGRAPH ANTHOLOGY CD: Every telegraph article ever published by AWA and much more! $15.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENTS and TELEGRAPH-RELATED EVENTS:
I attend these events every year and HIGHLY RECOMMEND them to telegraph enthusiasts:
DAYTON HAMVENTIONs: www.hamvention.org (May. Dayton, Ohio) -->> Usual SPACES 2555-2551
ANNUAL ANTIQUE WIRELESS ASSOCIATION CONVENTIONS: http://www.antiquewireless.org: (August. Rochester, NY)
DEERFIELD, NH HAMFEST: www.near-fest.com: Largest in the Northeast!
NEW ENGLAND ANTIQUE RADIO CLUB: www.nearc.net, Manchester, NH, Big bi-annual meet in it's 20th year.
I exhibit telegraph keys dating from before the Civil War to the present as well as Enigma cipher machines. History, Appraisals, and Answers. Bring your old, and unusual keys, photographs, and stories so I can expand the information in my museums. See you there !!
* * VINTAGE BUG NET: Put your favorite bug on the air: Wednesdays at 9:30PM Eastern Time on 3570 AND Wednesdays at 10:00PM on 7070 KHz. All are welcome !!


WEBSITE MAP: - - In This Website, You Will Find (In this order):


GENERAL INFORMATION:
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** SEARCHABLE TELEGRAPH INVENTORY **: Search this big page with the EDIT/FIND-ON-THIS-PAGE function of your browser: Identify the Inventory Number you want: and then find it in the TELEGRAPH MUSEUM SECTION.)



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(The instruments are in approximate chronological order: Oldest first.)

THE SEARCHABLE, COMPLETE TELEGRAPH MUSEUM INVENTORY:


SPECIAL REPORTS and NEWS: Telegraph-Related Activities:


THE OTHER MUSEUMS: ENIGMA CIPHER MACHINES, SCIENTIFIC & MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS, RADIOS, MICROPHONES, PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH APPARATUS, and COMPUTERS:


OTHER TELEGRAPH AND WIRELESS - COLLECTORS and their COLLECTIONS:


INTERNET LINKS TO OTHER COLLECTORS' PAGES AND RELATED SITES:


TOM PERERA'S OTHER INTERESTS AND HOBBIES:

Extra Class Licensed Amateur Radio Station - W 1 T P 
     First licensed in 1953 as K2DCY. All Bands. All Modes. Mobile/Fixed. 
     Member: OOTC, QCWA, AWA, MTC, NEARC, ARRL, AREC, RACES, RCC
     Specializing in Telegraph Keys dating back to before the Civil War.

Licensed Private Pilot: Single-engine, land, and instrument ratings.
     Owner of Piper Cherokee 180 Aircraft.

Certified Advanced Open Water Scuba Diver - Over 500 dives.

Hobbies:
     Sailing; Mountain Climbing; Spelunking; Diving; Running; Electronics.


Professor Tom Perera Ph. D.
Professor Emeritus:
Montclair State University

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Internet ENIGMA Museum: http://w1tp.com/enigma

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: (Copyright (c) 2008: Prof. Tom Perera Ph. D.)
Although all the pictures and text are copyrighted, you may use any of them for your own personal applications including public lectures and demonstrations, publications and websites as long as you mention the www.w1tp.com/enigma Museum. If you plan to offer them for sale to the public in any form, you must email me for permission which I will generally grant as long as you mention my museum: http://w1tp.com/enigma. My email address is given at the bottom of this page. Some of the material may require contacting other copyright owners for commercial use and I will inform you by email. Please also see the disclaimer of warranty.