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Marconi's Oil Righi Oscillator, by Augusto Righi, Bologna, 1895

Inventory Number: 21300
Object Type:
Persons: Augusto Righi (Maker)
Date Created: 1895
Place Created: Bologna Italy Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/467
Brief Description: Marconi's Oil Righi Oscillator (or Spark-Gap), with four brass balls on ebonite supports with mahogany top rail and plinth base. With later celluloid plaque, printed with Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd.
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS / TELEGRAPH COMPANY LD. / LONDON / No. 313" printed on later ceullloid plaque upon upper surface of base.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Mahogany
brass
ebonite
celluloid.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
380 200 280 mm

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