'Marconi' Lifeboat Transmitter Type 241A, by Marconi Company, London, c. 1920
Inventory Number: 59677
Date: c. 1920
Maker Details: Signed by Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd.
Inscription: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS / TELEGRAPH CO LTD LONDON / NO 300651 TYPE 107" printed on metal plaque upon vertical surface in interior. See Documents for other inscriptions.
Size: 470 x 310 x 300 mm (frame)
Other Given Number(s): Christie's 120, 857 (white tag).
'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.