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  • Paul
    Hello all, I have 2 older bugs that have a name plate on them that say Telegraph Instruments Co. Chicago-no S/N when were they made and are they very
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 5 12:07 PM
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      Hello all,

      I have 2 older bugs that have a name plate on them
      that say Telegraph Instruments Co. Chicago-no S/N
      when were they made and are they very collectable ?
      Thanks all.73

      Paul K8PG
    • D.J.J. Ring, Jr.
      I ve never heard of that company, however, Telegraph Apparatus Company of Chicago was Ted McElroy s company that made bugs during WW2. Logo:
      Message 2 of 3 , Mar 5 6:16 PM
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        I've never heard of that company, however, Telegraph Apparatus Company of Chicago was Ted McElroy's company that made bugs during WW2.

        Logo:  http://www.telegraph-office.com/pages/images/TACo_label.jpg

        73

        David J. Ring, Jr., N1EA
        SOWP, VWOA, OOTC, FISTS, CW-Ops, JARL-A1, A1-OP, ex-FOC 1271 ARRL-LM
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        On Sat, Mar 5, 2011 at 3:07 PM, Paul <pegenaw@...> wrote:
         Hello all,

               I have 2 older bugs that have a name plate on them
             that say Telegraph Instruments Co. Chicago-no S/N
             when were they made and are they very collectable ?
              Thanks all.73

                 Paul K8PG



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      • john@morsemad.com
        Scroll down to key #090 on this page Paul: http://WWW.morsemad.Com/bugs.htm Could that be the one ? McElroy part owned company bug key. Collectible ? Yes.
        Message 3 of 3 , Mar 6 2:50 AM
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          Scroll down to key #090 on this page Paul:  http://WWW.morsemad.Com/bugs.htm 
          Could that be the one ?
          McElroy part owned company bug key. Collectible ? Yes.
          Nicknamed the "Hole In The Wall" bug.
           
             
          John  / G0RDO
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