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18-Inch Induction Coil, by Marconi Company, London, 1898

Inventory Number: 81193


Date: 1898

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

Inscription: "MARCONI'S / WIRELESS TELEGRAPH CO LTD / LONDON No 886" printed on brass plaque upon upper surface of mahogany base.

Size: 1080 x 470 x 420 mm (height including coil)

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

Other Given Number(s): Christie's 21, Science Museum Loan 1924-504.


18-inch Induction Coil, with 21-inch ebonite-cased coil on mahogany base. With a later brass plaque of Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co. Ltd, additional ivory? mini coil and eight lacquered brass electrodes (marked "C1", "C2", "1", "2", "3", "1", "2", "3"), on upper surface of base. With three copper and lacquered brass and switches on vertical ebonite base on side.

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