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Induction Coil, by Marconi Company, London, 1900s

Inventory Number: 17841

17841-1t 17841-2t

Date: 1900s

Maker Details: Signed by Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd.

Inscription: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS / TELEGRAPH CO LTD / No 31707 LONDON" printed on brass plaque upon upper surface of base.

Size: 620 x 310 x 240 mm (height including coil)

Materials: Mahogany, brass, ebonite, ivory?, copper.

Other Given Number(s): Christie's 231, Science Museum Loan 1959-197.


Induction Coil, with ebonite enclosed coils, on mahogany base. With assorted lacquered brass components including fittings, a spark-gap and eight terminals (marked "A1", "A2", "B1", "B2", "C1", "C2", "D1", "D2"), and a mini ivory? coil on upper surface of base. With green electrical wires attaching coil terminal to spark-gap terminals. Base slightly scratched and damaged, and ebonite surface slightly corroded.

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