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'Melba' Telephone Microphone No C100L, by Marconi Company, English, 1920

Inventory Number: 54651
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/584
Brief Description: 'Melba' Telephone Microphone No C100L, with nickel-plated body and bezel, ebonite handle, and square mahogany extension mouthpiece with cloth-reinforced angles, signed in ink "Nellie Melba, 1920". Mounted on brass display stand.
Primary Inscriptions: "Nellie Melba / -------------- / 1920" handwritten on mouthpiece. "Nellie Melba C.100 L June 15th 1920" inscribed around bezel.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Mahogany
brass
ebonite
cloth
nickel.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
330 mm

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