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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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    "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...."
    - Major-General John Sedgwick, 9 may 1864.
    Killed by a sniper during the battle of Spotsylvania..

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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.
    "They couldn't hit an elephant at this dist...."
    - Major-General John Sedgwick, 9 may 1864.
    Killed by a sniper during the battle of Spotsylvania..

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