In Celebration of the Season…
So far, Morse Express has designed and produced a special key for the holidays, every single year in this century. No, wait every single year in this millennium!
The Morse Express 2017 Christmas key is the seventeenth in the series. This year’s key combines a traditional camelback lever with a translucent red knob and a walnut base, for a stunning little key that will turn heads wherever it goes. The camelback provides for an elegant level transition down to the contacts but it also adds mass to the lever, giving it a smoother “feel.” That and the added leverage that you get with the trunnion at the rear of the key make it an excellent key for sending code.
The wires from the miniature binding posts are traced into the base and covered with a felt pad so the key will be less likely to slip, and won’t mar the table. The hardware is solid brass, highly polished and, gold plated so that it will not tarnish or corrode. Contact spacing and spring tension are both controlled by the single adjusting screw just forward of the trunnion. The 2017 Christmas key weighs 2 1/4 ounces (60g) and measures 2 3/8 x 1 5/8″ (60 x 40mm) at the base.
“The Christmas keys represent my annual opportunity to play around with key design and to work with a master craftsman to bring new designs to life,” Morse Express owner Marshall Emm, N1FN. “I hope the 2017 Christmas key will bring a little joy to your celebration of the holidays, and add something special to Straight Key Night.”
The Morse Express 2017 Christmas Key is a limited edition, priced at $89.95 plus shipping and handling. Each key has a label with “Christmas 2017” and a unique serial number.
CONTACT INFO: www.MorseExpress.com where you will also find secure ordering facilities. Call (800) 238-8205 toll free to order by phone, or (303) 752-3382.