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Tuning Indicator With Glass Lamp, by Marconi Company, London, Early 20th Century

Inventory Number: 24927
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/644
Brief Description: Tuning Indicator With Glass Lamp, mounted vertically upon varnished mahogany plinth base. Tuning indicator consists of rotable lacquered brass dial with ebonite knob connecting with ribbed brass cylinder. Other end of dial connected to bulb-shaped glass lamp with single wire filament. With two lacquered brass terminals upon uppers surface of plinth.
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS / TELEGRAPH CO. LTD. / NO. 37927 LONDON" printed upon brass maker's plaque upon upper surface of plinth.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Mahogany
brass
metal alloy
glass
ebonite

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