Australia has produced some of the most interesting bug designs. Some bugs like the Simplex Auto operate at right angles like the Mecograph. The Pendograph has a vertical pendulum. And then there's the Automorse, one of the most complicated bugs around, that has 3 levers !
For more pictures and information about Australian bugs, please visit Ron McMullen's Australian Telegraph Office Pages.
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|The Simplex Auto was a right angle bug made by Leo G. Cohen of Melbourne.|
|Made by MacDonald of Adelaide. Has an upright pendulum. Actually quite smooth to operate.|
|Made in the 1920's By Robley & Tough. A Double lever bug.|
Double Lever Simplex
A double lever Simplex bug, not unlike the American Melehan Valiant .
|The B.M.R. Codemaster Bug made by B.M.R. Products, New South Wales. Very similar looking to the Simplex Auto.|
Levenson Radio Bug
Buzza Bug Model 100