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Magnetic Detector, by Marconi Company, London, Early 20th Century

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Inventory Number: 18119
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/53
Brief Description: Magnetic Detector, with ebonite, brass and steel screw tension adjustment, two pulleys. One pulley has brass hand-knob while other has nickel-plated winding crank. Two rows of four brass terminals on ebonite surfaces, each row marked "E" (Earth), "T", "T", "A" (Aerial). All mounted on teak case. Missing start knob and glass case.
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS / TELEGRAPH / CO. LTD. / NO 59773 / LONDON" printed on brass plaque upon upper exterior surface.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Teak
brass
steel
ebonite
nickel.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
241 542 207 mm

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