I was looking for telegraph keys.
On the back of Pontus, SM0SBI, SM1A you can see his remotely controlled antennas on the island Gotland in the Baltic Sea.
Also new equipment was sold, from ICOM, YAESU etc.. This is equipment manufactured by radio amateurs in Sweden. A six band QRP transceiver kit and interfaces to remotely control ICOM and Kenwood transceivers without using a PC.
Sven, SM5LE has after 3 hours almost sold everything on the table. The happy guy is Petri, SM0XDO, a former colleague of mine.
I was lucky! I found and bought this telegraph key. This Swedish made key is more than 100 years old and is still in excellent shape. The black tape was applied to prevent the latest owner from possible electric shock
From The Telegraph Office:
This key is a fitting tribute to Swedish engineering and craftsmanship. Lindholm and Wikstrom of Stockholm, Sweden made this particular key approximately 1890 to 1905. The design, dating from the mid-19th century is rather unique. It is unlike any American or European made telegraph keys of the of the same period.
This type of key was designed by Anton Henric Öller in 1857. Öller built the first telegraph line in