Telegraph Patents

Welcome to the "Telegraph Patents" page. A significant telegraphically related patent will be posted here on a periodic basis. Currently I am using GIF file format, as this seems optimum for best compression and readability with this type of file (2 color). Let me know what you think.

J.H Bunnell Telegraph Sounder Patent #159,894 February 16, 1875

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J.H Bunnell Telegraph Sounder Patent #159,894 February 16, 1875 Page 2

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BUNNELL STEEL LEVER KEY #237,808 FEB. 15, 1881

Bunnell Steel Lever Key #237,808 Feb. 15, 1881 Page 1

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J.H. BUNNELL TELEGRAPH SOUNDER PATENT #538,816 MAY 7, 1895

J.H. Bunnell Telegraph Sounder Patent #538,816 May 7, 1895 Page 1

J.H. Bunnell Telegraph Sounder Patent #538,816 May 7, 1895 Page 2

J.H. Bunnell Telegraph Sounder Patent #538,816 May 7, 1895 Page 3

J.H. Bunnell Telegraph Sounder Patent #538,816 May 7, 1895 Page 4


J. STEINER TELEGRAPH SOUNDER PATENT #354,814 DECEMBER 21, 1886

J. Steiner Telegraph Instrument #354,814 Dec. 21, 1886 Page 1

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J. STEINER TELEGRAPH SOUNDER PATENT #354,815 DECEMBER 21, 1886

Note this patent is very similar to 354,814. Only the drawings are included here.

J. Steiner Telegraph Instrument #354,815 Dec. 21, 1886 Page 1

J. Steiner Telegraph Instrument #354,815 Dec. 21, 1886 Page 2

From the famous J.H. Bunnell Steel Lever Key Patent of 1881

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