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Admiralty Fire Control Gyroscope, 1950

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Inventory Number: 12800
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2003-11
Brief Description: Brass body on a metal stand and wooden base. The brass exterior circle spins by falling forwards, the inner brass circle spins anti-clockwise, the metal circular weight in the centre turns in a circular motion. There are wires that connect each brass circle, then this connects to a terminal on the metal stand and onto terminals on the wooden base. Metal base also spins.
Primary Inscriptions:
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation in 2003.
Collection Group: Elliott Collection
Material(s): Wood
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
205 230 220 mm

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