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my latest find - cable reel frame

Article about: Hey guys, thought id share a recent garage sale find. Ive only got this this morning, so havent researched it yet, but i believe its a royal signals telephone cable? reel and frame.

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    Hey guys, thought id share a recent garage sale find.
    Ive only got this this morning, so havent researched it yet, but i believe its a royal signals telephone cable? reel and frame.
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    "…knowing him, and something of his deeds, it was impossible not to believe in greatness. In that square figure was housed a spirit of grandeur, and with his massive heroism went gentleness and modesty, even humility. He had no need to proclaim his virtue, for history would be his spokesman."
    Eric Linklater on Wavell.

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    It sure is!

    You have made me insanely jealous too!!!!I neeeeeeeed one of these!

    Lovely find although the wire isn't ww2 period.

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    This is cool, I love the early date! I want one as well... lol

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    Excellent piece of kit, I have several telephones that could use a proper reel like that!

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    Thanks guys.
    On a side note, has anyone seen a photo of one in use? I can only seem to find images of two, one which was for sale listed as "airborne" presumably to bump the price up.
    "…knowing him, and something of his deeds, it was impossible not to believe in greatness. In that square figure was housed a spirit of grandeur, and with his massive heroism went gentleness and modesty, even humility. He had no need to proclaim his virtue, for history would be his spokesman."
    Eric Linklater on Wavell.

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