Historical information

Lismore Post Office was opened in the year 1864. In the year 1883 a telegraph system was introduced to Lismore, this service carried on until 1888.
In 1914 the Lismore Post Office was opened as an Official Post Office and the Morse system was reintroduced. This service functioned until the closure of the system in Victoria on Saturday June 30 1962. This key sent the last Morse Telegraph message in Victoria.

Physical description

Wooden "T" frame supporting a square bakelite shape. Mounted on this are two metal keys. The larger lever has a rounded handle, to operate the lever, controlled by a spring. The smaller lever