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Coherer Receiver, by Marconi Company, London, 1905

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Inventory Number: 99245
Object Type:
Place Created: London United Kingdom (England) Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/152
Brief Description: Coherer Receiver, with Marconi Company telegraph relay marked "BAL", mahogany battery box with lid (missing batteries), jigger (transformer) box No. 143 and coherer/tapper unit mounted on a mahogany base. Previously associated and catalogued with matching empty Case For Coherer Receiver (Inv. Num. 98971).
Primary Inscriptions: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS TELEGRAPH CO. LTD. / 1905 / NO 641" etched into side exterior surface of base.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Mahogany
brass
glass
ivory
ebonite
assorted metals.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
185 570 195 mm

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