Hello, for sale from a private collection, a rare antique ca. 1910s Austrian Vienna VTuTF pocket compass telegraph galvanometer magnetometer in mahogany wood box.
VTuTF stands for'Vereinigte Telefon- und Telegraphenfabrik' /United Telephone and Telegraph Factory. In 1880 Czeija opened a workshop for mechanics and telegraph construction in Vienna, which in 1884 with the participation of Franz Nissl in the Telephon- und Telegraphenfabrik Czeija, Nissl & Co. This company played a major role in building the telephone network of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy. In 1896 the United Telephone and Telegraph Factory Czeija, Nissl & Co.Was created through the takeover of the rival company Telegraphen- und Telefonbauanstalt C. The American Western Electric Company also participated in the company.
In 1905 the company became a stock corporation. In 1926/27, the International Telephone and Telegraph Corporation (ITT), which had previously acquired Western Electric, became the majority owner. Please, be sure to view all photos carefully as they are included as part of the item description. Measures: 3 1/4" x 2 1/2".
All my items are true vintage or as described, all authentic and original collectable items. They are described the best way I can. All questions will be answered on time depending on the time-zone differences. Package will be securely wrapped to prevent any damage. If needed in double box.
Do not worry to contact me if you need assistance in any situation. Will do my best to satisfy my customers. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Scientific Instruments\Other Antique Science Equip". The seller is "cuatro-vientos" and is located in this country: BG.This item can be shipped worldwide.