These are the latest Corrections For:
The SECOND EDITION of: "Perera's Telegraph Collector's Guide".
Unfortunately, no matter how hard I tried to make it "perfect", some
errors and problems remained in the final product. Hopefully you will
email corrections to me and I will be able to incorporate all of them
into the next edition.
You may want to also check the updated price guide figures at:
Here are the detailed corrections:
Number of corrections: 19
NOTE: For the revised price list, please visit: http://w1tp.com/price2.htm PAGE # ITEM # CORRECTION: 24 230 VIBROPLEX J-36 (1935 - 1943?) (Change dates of manufacture) (Tnx John Elwood: WW7P) 25 238 VIBROPLEX CHAMPION: (NOTE: This photo actually shows a Vibroplex Zephyr. The Zephyr has a shorting switch whereas the Champion does not.) 33 McELROY GENERIC LABEL: This label may be copied onto aluminum and used to make a reproduction label The vertical dimension is the correct size. BUT: You must use graphics software to expand the horizontal dimension to 1.75-inches. 33 McELROY GENERIC LABEL: Another solution: You may download and print the corectly sized digitized label (item 7605) from my internet museum: http://w1tp.com 57 721 The pictured key is not a WT-8A key. It is an American Strap-on key with a J-37 inside A photo of a Strap-on WT-8A key can be seen at: http://w1tp.com/9250.jpg 63 946 Bottom line of page: Typo: Mosrum->Morsum 74 BUNNELL-MARTIN # 5-46 Typo. The base measures 3'' wide by 3/8 thick by 6'' long. 74 BUNNEL-MARTIN # 5-48 typo -> BUNNELL-MARTIN # 5-48 86 Add to bibliography: Vanden Berghen, Fons. (1999). Classics of Communication, Brussels: Telindus. 86 KEYLETTER corrected email should read: firstname.lastname@example.org (NOT: netcom.net) 87 The GREG RAVEN - KF5N pages: CHANGE URL: http://www.faradic.net/~gsraven/index.shtml 87 ADD: The Amazing FONS VANDEN BERGHEN COLLECTION: http://www.faradic.net/~gsraven/fons_images/fons_museum.html 87 ADD: FRED CHESSON Civil War & Signal Corps Telegraph and Radio Pages: http://pages.cthome.net/fwc 87 ADD: To Vibroplex date table: Serial # 200,000 - 1957 87 The NEAL McEWEN-K5RW Telegraph Pages: CHANGE URL: http://www.telegraph-office.com 87 ARTIFAX BOOKS: CHANGE URL: http://www.artifaxbooks.com 95 index SIGNAL ELECTRIC Look-Alike change page 45 to page 46. 95 index SIGNAL ELECTRIC Radio Key change page 45 to page 46.
NOTE: I AM ALWAYS LOOKING TO BUY OR TRADE TELEGRAPH KEYS !
Professor Tom Perera
Montclair State University
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