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MARINE CABLING -- HOLLAND-ENGLAND SEE-FERNSPRECH-KABEL 1926, Das. Felten & Guilleaume Carlswerk A.G., Köln-Mülheim. (Lpz., c. 1926). 39 pp. W. small map, 6 diagrams and 35 photogr. in text. Sm-8°-obl. Or. illustr. wrps. (Spine a bit worn, but in very good condition).

Attractive promotional booklet with interesting photographs about the manufacturing and the laying of a marine telephone cable between Domburg (NL) and Aldeburgh (UK) with a length of 165 km. Felten & Guilleaume were experts in laying marine cables. The total weight of the cable - which was manufactured as one - was 1,702 tons and had to be transported from the factory to the cable ship with a train of 55 special freight wagons. - Very rare, only a few copies in Worldcat.

€ 100

result € 90

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