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Precision Instrument, by Marconi Company, English, Early 20th Century

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Inventory Number: 97073
Object Type:
Place Created: England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/94
Brief Description: Precision Instrument, a heavily constructed disc induction motor driving a 24-hour clock dial and rotating dial graduated 0-100 with outer ring graduated 0-60, through extensive helical gearing. With the seconds/decimal dial viewed through an illuminated glass. In teak case with partially glazed side sections and partially glazed hinged door at rear. With black polished bakelite knob and ten plug terminals on upper surface of case. Side glass partially damaged and cracked; glass window on rear hinged door missing. Previously catalogued with other Precision Instrument (Inv. Num. 69707).
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Teak
assorted metals.
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
350 250 210 mm

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