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Townsend Wavemeter, by Marconi Company, London, 1918

Inventory Number: 92109
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/5
Brief Description: Townsend Wavemeter with carborundum detector, neon indicator and dials upon upper surface, in open teak case. Printed table of condensor readings and wave lengths in metres attached with plastic cover to side. Knobs from upper surface of wavemeter missing. Previously catalogued with Silvertown Condensor (Inv. Num. 86740).
Primary Inscriptions: "Marconi's Wireless / Telegraph Co. Ltd. / No 245859 London" on metal plaque on side exterior surface.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Bakelite?
teak
paper/cardboard?
plastic
ebonite.
Steel
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
132 150 150 mm

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