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Kilo-Volt Test Instrument, by Jack Worrell, English, 1920s/1930s

Inventory Number: 98599
Object Type:
Persons: Jack Worrell
Date Created: 1920s/1930s
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/583
Brief Description: Kilo-Volt Test Instrument, with large swinging needle with halfmoon non-linear Kilo-Volts scale (scale 0-40), on ciruclar base with steel, brass and assorted metal components. In mahogany? case with glazed door, with one porcelain insulated terminal and one nickel-plated terminal on side exterior surfaces of case. With baize supports on interior of case.
Primary Inscriptions: "KILO-VOLTS" on fact of half-moon central dial.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Mahogany?
brass
steel
porcelain
baize
glass
assorted metals.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
460 350 350 mm

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