Presented is a custom mounted combination
of bridge and engine room telegraph heads from one of England’s early makers Robinson-Evershed. It is professionally made
and was likely a company sale’s display. In 1968, Robinson-Evershed was acquired by the famous Chadburns Company of Liverpool.
Chadburns at one time accounted for over 75% of the worlds marine telegraph production and is still in business today making
a diversified list of products for the marine industry.
The left hand brass enunciator was mounted in the pilot house and moved
the pointer and rang bells of the engine room instrument mounted to its right on the Mahogany backboard where a similar set
of orders for execution were recorded.
Bridge engine order telegraph
Engine room repeater
Maker’s tag & light receptacle
Back of mounting board
They have dials with the standard Ahead and Astern commands FULL
AHEAD, HALF, SLOW, DEAD SLOW, STAND BY, STOP. Moving the knob on the bridge telegraph moves the pointer. There is
no bell and the two devices are not connected.
DIMENSIONS:Dial diameter 7″Backboard Overall 13″ H x 19 1/2′ W X 11 3/8″ DEstimated weight 35 1/2 pounds