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Stud Motor Starter, by Electric Construction Company, English, Early 20th Century

Inventory Number: 90897
Object Type:
Place Created: Wolverhampton England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/630
Brief Description: Stud Motor Starter mounted in black-painted iron casing, with slim narrow vertical perforations on all sides of casing. Similar in construction and design to Stud Field Regulating Rheostat (Inv. Num. 65352) and hence attributed to Electric Construction Co. Ltd. With lacquered brass terminals mounted in half-moon formation with eight terminals. Side perforations reveal interior of mechanism with steel and metal alloy terminals, and electrical wire components.
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Brass
copper
iron
steel
metal alloys
enamel/paint
wood
textile

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