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Early Small Coherer, by Guglielmo Marconi, Italy, c. 1895

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Inventory Number: 98899
Object Type:
Persons: Guglielmo Marconi (Maker)
Date Created: c. 1895
Place Created: Italy Europe
Accession Number: 2004-9/524
Brief Description: Early Small Coherer, probably Marconi's first coherer. Basic coherer in cylindrical glass tubes, main tube is of thermometer tube-type style with smaller tube attached with elastic wire wrapping. With copper? wire wrapped around middle of longer tube. With another length of thermometer tube.
Primary Inscriptions: None
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Glass
elastic
copper?
assorted metals.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
140 15 mm

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