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Large Rotary Converter, by Electric Construction Company, English, 1915

Inventory Number: 29140
Object Type:
Place Created: Wolverhampton England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/628
Brief Description: Large Rotary Converter in black-painted iron casing, with internal components made of brass, steel, iron, copper, and asssorted metal alloys. With loop-mounting upon upper surface of casing; casing itself being mounted on wide-spaced support legs identical in construction to casing.
Primary Inscriptions: "ELECTRIC / CONSTRUCTION CO LTD / WOLVERHAMPTON / ROTARY CONVERTER / 1.5 KWT 230 VOLTS D.C. / 160 VOLTS A.C. 2100 REVS / NO 28554 - 1915" printed upon brass maker's plaque upon upper surface of casing.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Iron
steel
brass
copper
metal alloy
leather
textile
enamel/paint

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