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Bone Coherer Support Rod, c. 1902

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Inventory Number: 72278
Object Type:
Accession Number: 2004-9/525
Brief Description: Bone Coherer Support Rod, made between 1899 and 1905. In form of small, narrow cylindrical off-white ivory rod missing copper connection wires and nickel-plated? components. Previously catalogued with other Bone Coherer Support Rod (Inv. Num. 87538), Pillbox With Spare Parts (Inv. Num. 50538), 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: "faulty head / Ri \ 02 / 5960 / OW?" handwritten and printed on handle of coherer.
Provenance: Presented by the Marconi Corporation.
Collection Group: Marconi Collection
Material(s): Ivory
assorted metal components.
Dimensions:
Height Width Depth Diameter Unit
97 mm

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