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Electromagnetic Clock, by Venner Time Switches Ltd., London, c. 1930

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Inventory Number: 73981
Object Type:
Persons: Venner
Date Created: c. 1930
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2000-3/9
Brief Description: An electromagnetic stopwatch in a copper alloy frame mounted on a slanted plywood stand. There is a small dial within the larger dial. The small one is marked "SECONDS" and is divided into 30ths marked "50 100 150 ... 250". The large one is divided into 100ths marked "0 1 ... 9". Around the side of the copper alloy frame is a dial marked "WIND", a button marked "RESET ZERO" and two progs marked "4 VOLTS" This instrument was used in reaction time experiments at the IEP c.1948.
Primary Inscriptions: "VENNER TIME SWITCHES LTD TYPE M.S. No 356 LONDON" on face
Provenance: Transferred from the Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, in 2000.
Collection Group:
Material(s): Copper Alloy
Wood
Glass
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
75 230 255 mm

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