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Voltmeter, by Elliott Brothers, 1938

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Inventory Number: 12812
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: A voltmeter is an instrument used for measuring electrical potential difference between two points in an electric circuit. This voltmeter has a rectangular face with black metal body and curved glass window which displays a scale from 0-150 volts. The resistance is 51400 Ohms.
Primary Inscriptions: '85 [degree] F. / No D23774 / 1938 / R = 51400 [omega] / MADE IN ENGLAND'
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Glass
Metal
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
34 72 100 mm

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