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Telephone Arc Transmitter, by Marconi Company, London, 1910

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Inventory Number: 69632
Object Type:
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/125
Brief Description: Radio telephone arc transmitter on a teak(?) base with ebonised wood platform. It includes a copper alloy and Bakelite arc burner with a mica viewing port, a fuel tank, an anode-holder rotated by clockwork, a transmit/receive switch, a microphone on a jointed arm and an enclosed tuning scale. With identical sliding scales on both sides along with copper alloy terminals marked receiver A, clips, microphone, earth, main A & B, resistance C & D. Copper alloy terminals on rear marked primary inductance, primary conductance and secondary inductance.
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS / TELEGRAPH CO. LTD. / NO 4772 LONDON" on brass plaque on base surface.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2004.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Wood (Teak?)
Copper Alloy
Bakelite
Mica
Glass
Metal
Paint
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
430 530 370 mm

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