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Bank Of Six Leyden Jar Condensers, 1900

Inventory Number: 17579

17579-3t 17579-2t 17579-1t

Date: 1900

Maker Details: Unknown

Inscription: None

Size: 365 x 250 x 340 mm (total height)

Materials: Glass, brass, mahogany, felt.

Other Given Number(s): Christie's 31, Science Museum Loan 1959-198.


Bank Of Six Leyden Jar Condensers, connected longitudinally by lacquered brass rods through the cap terminals, each pair connected externally by copper bands, each jar with mahogany lid and multi-wire internal contacts, in felt-lined mahogany box. Used in early transmitter experiments.

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