Artifact Details

Title

Submarine deep sea cable telephone commemorative paperweight

Catalog Number

102644914

Type

Physical object

Date

1957 ca.

Manufacturer

American Telephone & Telegraph Company (AT&T)

Dimensions

1 1/8 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.

Description

Telephone cable embedded in lucite and set on slightly larger circular lucite base. On metal tag affixed to side of paperweight: "Telephone cable to Hawaii opened for service Oct. 8, 1957, American Telephone & Telegraph Co.". On base: "Justus Cr'mer".

Category

Ephemera: plaque / paperweight

Credit

Gift of Jeff Craemer

Lot Number

X2895.2005