MEMORABILIA 1


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Above and below: This 16 page booklet, published by Canadian Marconi circa 1928, contained essential information for the serious radio listener. (Images via E-bay)
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This is a vintage 'Tube Tapper' advertising pencil from Marconi. The pencil is about 7" long. Tube tapping is a method of checking to see if tube elements are "microphonic", meaning the elements are loose. (Photos via E-Bay) 

 
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Ink blotters, such as these, were used for advertising purposes when the vacuum tube was king along with pen and ink. (E-bay photo)

 
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Corkscrew and bottle opener. These were gold plated and made in Italy.
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Tape measure that resembles a Zippo lighter
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Jackknife
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Eye glasses screwdriver and pen. 
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Detail on pen.
Memorabilia from the CMC era and from before 1989. All photos via E-bay.

 
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As imprinted: The holder of this frank is extended the courtesy of the wireless telegraph service of this company for personal and social messages subject to conditions named on reverse side. - 1938. (E-bay image) 

 
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Above and below: Front and back of a telegram sent on Canadian Marconi telegraph paper. (E-bay photo)
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Above and below: These promotional golf tees were used to advertise the Canadian Marconi Company. The box is 3 inches long by  2 inches high. (Photos via E-bay)
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marconi_poster_plane_s.jpg Published in 1943, this RCAF aviation theme poster from Canadian Marconi  helped to promote the war effort. Click on image to enlarge. (Image via E-bay)

 
 
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Bottle opener. Length is 4.5 inches.  (Image via E-bay)
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CMC Promotional Tie. (E-bay image) 

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Oct 12/13