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Marconi Bellini-Tosi Direction Finder, by Marconi Company, London, c. 1916

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Inventory Number: 20815
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/137
Brief Description: Marconi Bellini-Tosi Direction Finder, with double index, copper and steel? cylindrical rotating core and dovetailed teak case (sides cut away to reveal interior). Topped by ebonite surface with bakelite knob and dial marked "DIRECTION FINDER" (scale 0-360). With ten brass terminals: a pair on the left hand side (marked "TO RECEIVER TERMINALS & TUNING CONDENSER TERMINALS") and four pairs on the right-hand side (marked "A" - "H"). Accompanied by paper leaflet stating "Part of Marconi-Bellini-Tosi System Wireless Direction Finder Pat.I907". Previously associated and catalogued with Tuning Condenser and Album of Direction Finder (Inv. Nums. 75237, 34635) .
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS / TELEGRAPH CO. LTD. / NO 155010 LONDON" etched onto upper surface of ebonite panel.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Teak
brass
bakelite
ebonite
steel?
copper.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
300 290 220 mm

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