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'Marconi' Lifeboat Transmitter Type 241A, by Marconi Company, London, c. 1920

preview image for 'Marconi' Lifeboat Transmitter Type 241A, by Marconi Company, London, c. 1920
Inventory Number: 59677
Object Type:
Place Created: London England United Kingdom Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/402
Brief Description: Marconi' Lifeboat Transmitter Type 241A, with aerial tuned inductance, 2500 Volts DC transformer, condenser, ammeter, and quench-gap spark housed in a teak frame. Ammeter mounted on vertical Bakelite surface with scale 0-5 Amperes and damaged glass face. With five steel Aerial terminals (marked 0, 0.5, 1, 1.5, 2) on Bakelite surface on upper section of frame. With steel Earth terminal on base surface. Associated with photocopied leaflet.
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS / TELEGRAPH CO LTD LONDON / NO 300651 TYPE 107" printed on metal plaque upon vertical surface in interior. "'MARCONI' / LIFEBOAT TRANSMITTER / TYPE 241 A P.S. NO 1679 A / INST. NO 297597 MARCONI'S WIRELESS TELEGRAPH CO. LTD. LONDON" printed on metal plaque upon base. "AMPERES / M.W.T.CO.LTD / LONDON / Patent No 13852" on vertical face of ammeter.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Wood (Teak)
Steel
Plastic(?)
Bakelite
Metal
Glass
Fabric
Ceramic(?)
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
470 310 300 mm

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