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#897      EC&M "threadless."     Aqua.

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#897     CD 123      E.C&M CO S.F.      Aqua.      4” height.      “C” mold.

The "C" mold variant has a bevelled dome and rounded button on the skirt.

This example has threads which are less pronounced than usual. When viewed from the outside, as it sets on a shelf, an optical illusion is created. The pinhole appears mostly threadless!

EC&M’s saw widespread usage throughout the West in the 1870’s, first on telegraph lines, and then on telephone lines as that means of communication became more popular. They have been found as far north as British Columbia, Canada, and southward into Mexico. A few have even surfaced in Hawaii. Most were used in California and Nevada, to a great degree on railroads and lines constructed for mining purposes.

Outstanding, very near mint+ condition!

Buy-Now Price: $475.


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