Artifact Details

Title

Coaxial cable commemorative plaque

Catalog Number

102644913

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Western Electric Company

Dimensions

1 5/8 X 6 1/2 X 6 1/2 in.

Description

Coaxial cable embedded in lucite plaque with text. On front of plaque: "Coaxial Cable, any two of these eight coaxial 'pipes' can carry 1800 simultaneous two way telephone conversations, made by Western Electric". Bell Telephone Laboratories logo on lower right corner.

Category

Ephemera: plaque / paperweight

Credit

Gift of Jeff Craemer

Lot Number

X2895.2005