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    Western Union: Thomas A. Edison Stock Ticker Tape Machine with Rarely Seen Wooden Stand. Works stamped "M'f'd by T. A. Edison Inc. 12659". The heavy cast iron base has gold-leaf lettering on both sides reading: "Quotations Furnished By The Western Union Telegraph Co. Apply To Local Manager." Weighs close to 18 pounds. 8" in diameter, 11" tall without glass dome, 14" with dome in place. Appears complete. The brass retains most of its original golden lacquer finish. Shows good age and character. Some light surface rust to steel components. Sold together with the glass dome cover plus the original wooden stand measuring 36" tall and 14" across at the top. According to the consignor, this saw use at the Midwest Stock Exchange. A popular item for would-be tycoons, or those who "dabble in the market".

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2021
    27th-28th Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 25
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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