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Experimental Billi Condenser, c. 1900

Inventory Number: 24292
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2004-9/77
Brief Description: Experimental Billi Condenser, with ebonite-handled brass control rod, mounted on a plywood base. With spark-gap, and copper? and steel? six-coil tuned circuit. Spark-gap is enclosed in mahogany case with brass dial on bakelite base and four terminals on exterior surface. Terminals are brass with a pair on upper surface and a pair on base (marked "BATTERY" with celluloid marker).
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Copper?
steel?
ebonite
brass
mahogany
plywood
bakelite
celluloid.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
355 255 140 mm

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