French Keys

Some examples of interesting French telegraph keys.

*NOTE: For pictures of French spark keys, please visit my Spark Keys Page.

(Click the thumbnails below to view a larger picture):

 

Very Early Key by Pierre Vinay Early French Postal Key by Breguet Leaf Spring Pivot Key by Ducretet Postal Key by Digney-Freres
Another View of the Digney Key Ducretet Postal Key Another View of the Ducretet Key Postal Key by Radiguet
Different View of the Radiguet Key PH Lafeve Postal Key Different View of the Lafeve Key French Practice Key With Odd Shaped Lever. Maker Unknown
Different View of the Practice Key A Ducretet Postal Key of DIfferent Design Need Information About This Key Boy Scout Key by Pericaud, Ca. 1936
Unknown French Key This Key Was Designed to Mount on a Wall. Likely Not for Telegraph Use WW1 Ducretet Military Key A Folding Lever Key by Radiguet, Ca. 1914
Radiguet Folding Lever Key in the Field Set (F9WT Collection) WW1 Field Set Key by Jardillier Another View of the Jardillier Key French Air Force Key by SARAM, Ca. 1939
Inside the SARAM Key French Air Force Key by SIF, (Societe Independante de TSF), Ca. 1946 Close-up of SIF Key Dyna Straight Lever Key, Ca. 1946
Dyna Manitone Radio Key, Ca. 1955 French Army Special Forces Miniature Key by Jardillier, Ca. 1955 Dyna Maniflex Sideswiper Another Sideswiper Possibly Made by Dyna

 

 

 

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