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Replica Righi Oscillator, Late 20th Century

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Inventory Number: 21726
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2004-9/145
Brief Description: Replica Righi Oscillator (or Spark-Gap) with two large brass spheres flanked by two smaller ones, in ebonite? frame on mahogany base with plastic? components. Probably assembled, with no original components, in the 1990s for display purposes.
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCONI'S / WIRELESS / TELEGRAPH CO. LTD." stamped into base surface.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Brass
ebonite?
plastic?
mahogany.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
275 375 203 mm

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