Celebration of the
Express has commissioned its eleventh
annual Christmas Key.
2011 Christmas Key is a miniature camelback key made by GHD Telegraph
Key in Sendai City Japan, incorporating traditional Japanese
craftsmanship with GHD's impeccable engineering and finish.
keeping with GHD's larger keys, the Morse Express 2011 Christmas Key is
fully adjustable, with precision pin bearings at the trunnion,
miniature binding posts, comfortable knob, and perfect balance. The
contacts are hard-silver and the finish is satin chrome plate.
distinctive base is beautifully grained mahogany, and the knob is
hand-turned. GHD's Toshihiko Ujiie uses both modern and traditional
techniques to produce a miniature key that will be equally at home in
the radio shack, in the field, or decorating a Christmas tree.
to Marshall Emm (N1FN), “the Christmas keys have always been a labor of
love for me and my first priority has always been usability. GHD has
brought considerable expertise to the precision manufacture of the
Christmas keys, and the 2011 is about as small as you can make a key
and still have good functionality.” The 2011 key measures
2" by 1-1/8" at the base and it weighs less than two
The 2011 Christmas Key
is a LIMITED EDITION of 180 keys priced at $89.95, plus shipping and
handling. Each key has a label with “Christmas 2011” and a unique
serial number. Pictures and more information are available
on the Morse Express web site at www.MorseX.com where you will also
find secure ordering facilities. Call (800) 238-8205 toll free to order
by phone, or (303) 752-3382 for more information. The 2011 Christmas
key will add something special to straight key operations through the
Holiday season and on Straight Key Night.
The Morse Express 2011
Christmas Key is $89.95 (plus
s/h) and is available exclusively from Morse Express.