Telegraph Pole No2, M Series (Hornby Series)

From The Brighton Toy and Model Index
Exhibit

Telegraph Pole No2, M Series (Hornby Series)

Hornby M Series Telegraph Pole No2 (1935 BHTMP).jpg Hornby "M Series" Telegraph Pole No.2, 1935 catalogue illustration (i)
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location:
Arch Four , Area 37
Hornby Wall (display)
Shelf 2

A blue and white striped Hornby Series M Series Telegraph Pole No.2 from the mid-1930s.

The telegraph pole is an upright girderlike "H" cross-section pole made from folded tinplate, white with six broad blue bands, holding up two horizontal telegraph cable support crosspieces, with a round black base. The blue bands produce a 50% blue-and-white banding.

The horizontals are white on one side and black on the other.