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Marconi Ladies' Silver Pocket Scent Bottle and Stopper, by Charles Perry & Company, Birmingham, 1911

Inventory Number: 37413
Object Type:
Place Created: Birmingham England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/23
Brief Description: Small silver scent bottle with stopper, and hallmarked Birmingham 1911. Engraved on both sides.

These pocket scent bottles were presented to all female delegates of the 1912 International Radiotelegraphic Conference as souvenirs. During the conference the delegates were given a tour of the recently opened New Street works in Chelmsford, the station at Poldhu and entertained at a garden party hosted by Marconi.

Gentlemen received Silver Table Lighter With Case (Inv. Num. 35386).
Primary Inscriptions: On front: "International / Radiotelegraphic / Conference / London". On rear: "Presented by / Marconi's / Wireless / Telegraphy / Company Ltd. / 22nd June 1912".
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Silver.
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
65 35 12 mm


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