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Pillbox With Spare Coherer Parts, c.1902

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Inventory Number: 50538
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2004-9/529
Brief Description: Pillbox With Spare Coherer Parts, including small metal and crystal flat rectangular sections. Probably for use with early coherers (i.e. those from pre-1905). In small round cotton wool-lined cardboard pill-box. Previously catalogued with two Bone Coherer Support Rods (Inv. Num.s 87538 & 72278), Cluster Of Six Small Glass Tubes (Inv. Num. 80963), Brass-Tipped Bone Stylus (Inv. Num. 82611), and Assorted Letters Relating To Early Coherers (Inv. Num. 51910).
Primary Inscriptions: "M 6.5 mm / O 3.0 mm / E 1.25 mm" handwritten on exterior surface of container lid.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Assorted metals
crystal
cardboard
cotton wool.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
17 45 mm

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