The "Bent-Frame" Model. Made By THE DOW KEY CO. Winnipeg. Canada. Serial No. 0096. The Canadian Dow-Key Bugs: (1949 - 1950ís) The Dow Bent-Frame Model. These bugs were built by Paul Dow of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. This particular example has a frame and contacts etc. which are permanently angled at 15 degrees to the right - believed by some operators to be more comfortable angle for sending morse code. Made with a bronze base and mechanism, this example has a base painted in black crackle paint.
  • Only 20 known to exist with collectors so very rare.

    The DOW ORIGINAL. This is a nice example of the Dow Original bug key with a smart chromed finish.