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Portable Moving Iron Ammeter, by Elliott Brothers, 1933

Inventory Number: 12851
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: The Portable Moving Iron Ammeter is built into a square, wooden box with a hinged lid - held in place with hidden catches. There is a paper instruction sheet adhered to the underside of the hinged lid, this is printed with additional handwritten notes. There are 4 metal terminals and a Bakelite dial on the exterior of the box. There is a material strap attached to the top. The scale has a glass face and reads '0-5'. There was a loose piece of paper with the object, detailing in handwriting the 'Inst Scale' and 'True Current' readings. There are 2 white adhesive labels on the sides of the box '1012' handwritten on them.
Primary Inscriptions: 'FOR USE HORIZONTALLY / A. C.& D.C. / NO.216763 '
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Wood
Bakelite?
acetate?
Celluloid?
Glass
Paper
Leather
Rubber
Cloth
plastic
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
108 224 230 mm

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