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Marconi Induction Coil, by Marconi Company, London, 1899

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Inventory Number: 23658
Object Type:
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/510
Brief Description: Marconi Induction Coil, with ebonite-case coil, platinum make-and-break and discharge rods and mahogany plinth. The standard coils are wound to take from 16 to 24 volts (continuous current) in the primary circuit. With later Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd. plaque on upper surface of base. One of the two stands for the spark gap is broken at the base.
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS / TELEGRAPH CO. LTD. / No. 224989 LONDON" printed on later brass plaque upon upper surface of base.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Wood (Mahogany)
Copper Alloy
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
625 305 330 mm


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