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BBC-Marconi Ribbon Microphone, by Marconi Company, London, Mid 20th Century

Inventory Number: 69070

69070-2t 69070-1t

Date: Mid 20th Century

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

Inscription: "B.B.C.-MARCONI RIBBON MICROPHONE / TYPE AXBT / INST. NO. 360580 P.S. 11780 A / MARCONI'S WIRELESS TELEGRAPH CO. LTD. / B.B.C. PAT. No 429307 LONDON." printed on metal plaque upon underside of microphone.

Size: 500 mm in height

Materials: Copper, aluminium, bakelite?, assorted metals.

Other Given Number(s): Christie's 73, 794 (white tag), 858 + chart (other white tag).


BBC-Marconi Ribbon Microphone, with oxidised copper finish, on later machined aluminium stand. With three parallel bakelite? control dials marked "3", "2", "1" (left to right).

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