CANADIAN MARCONI - MEMORABILIA 4


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Above and below: A Canadian Marconi sales brochure promoting the series 80 receivers. Circa: mid 1930s.  Download images to enlarge. (Images via E-bay)
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Promotional jackknife. (Photo by Kevin Christopher) 
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This is the cover of the Scientific Experimenter catalogue which catered to the amateur radio market. (Provided by Lewis Bodkin)

 
 
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Canadian Marconi post-letter telegram from 1934. Download image to enlarge. (Image via E-bay) 

 
 
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Repairs done here. (Image via E-bay) 

 
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This example of a Marconi dealer sign came from Quebec and is on display at the AWA Museum. Download to enlarge. (Photo by Lewis Bodkin)
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This dealer specialized in Marconi mobile radio. (Image via Kijiji.ca)

 
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Above and below: Canadian Marconi Company  promotional playing cards  These came in either a black or green deck. Each deck had guilded edging. (Images via E-bay)
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1901-2001: On the 100th anniversary of the first wireless transmission across the Atlantic, the Royal Canadian Mint issued this $5 coin in 2001 to commemorate the event.  Minted, were 15,011 copies of the coin,  It was issued in conjunction with a similar coin from the British Royal MInt which also commemorated the successful transmission of the first wireless message from Poldhu in Cornwall, England, to Signal Hill in St. John's Newfoundland.  Guglieimo Marconi lived from 1874 to 1937. (Images via E-bay) 

 
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Above and below: Canadian Marconi matchbooks (Photos by Lewis Bodkin)
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Contributors and Credits:

1) Kevin Christopher <kevinivc(at)gmail.com>
2) Lewis Bodkin  <05bodkin555(at)gmail.com>
 

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