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Forward Spark 'B' Wavemeter No. 1511, by War Department, Britain, c. 1918

Inventory Number: 12772
Object Type:
Place Created: United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/29
Brief Description: Forward Spark 'B' Wavemeter, in compact teak case with lid. Includes carborundum detector, buzzer, rotary receive/send switch, condensor and instructions including wavelength calibrations on inside of lid. Buzzer dated 1918? Previously catalogued and associated with Empty Case Of Forward Spark 'B' Wavemeter No. 2001 (Inv. Num. 71985).
Primary Inscriptions: "W.D.S.F.C. 2214" inscribed on top panel of wavemeter. "FORWARD SETS B WAVEMETER" inscribed on wavelength dial. "FORWARD SPARK 'B' / WAVEMETER / NO 1511" pasted on interior of lid.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Steel
brass
bakelite?
teak
carborundum.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
130 140 130 mm Max

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