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'Marconi' 1˝KW Quenched Spark Gap Transmitter Type QG, by Marconi, London, c. 1920

Inventory Number: 46329


Date: c. 1920

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

Inscription: "MARCONI'S WIRELESS TELEGRAPH / CO LTD LONDON" embossed upon cast nameplate. See Documents for other inscriptions.

Size: 600 x 490 x 750 mm (frame)

Materials: Mahogany, steel, iron, nickel, porcelain, copper, assorted metals.

Other Given Number(s): Christie's 98, Science Museum Loan 1960-256.


'Marconi' 1˝KW Quenched Spark Gap Transmitter Type QG, with eight-plated quenced spark gap, four flat copper-strip inductance coils with movable leads, glass-fronted halfmoon ammeter (scale 0-15amperes), three-position adjuster switch, nickel-plated guard rail, porcelain insulators, and cast iron nameplate, all on mahogany baseboard.

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