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Generator, spark

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Artifact no.
1979.0903.001
Manufacturer
Connecticut Tel & Electric Co. Inc.
Manufacturer Location
Meriden, Connecticut, United States of America
Manufactured Date
Circa 1906
Context Function
A DEVICE USED AS A POWER SOURCE FOR SIGNALS
Description
WOOD CASING/ BRASS/ METALS/ EBONITE
Number of Parts
1
Artifact Finish
VARNISHED WOOD CASING
Artifact Markings
ON TOP SELECTOR SWITCH: 'CONNECTICUT/ TEL & ELECTRIC CO INC/ MERIDEN,CONN. U.S.A/ PAT. MAY 15, 1906. OTHER PATS. PEND.'/ 'CONNECTICUT' ON BACK END; '30' STAMPED INTO WOOD/ FRONT EDGEOF TOP SELECTOR SWITCH: 'BAT. OFF. MAG'/ ON EBONITE PLUG HOUSING: 'CONNECTICUT'
Artifact Decoration
MORTICE & TENON JOINERY
Group 1
Communications
Category 1
Telegraphy
Subcategory 1
Telegraph parts
Material
wood->;metal->brass;resin->ebonite
Length
20.0 cm
Width
12.5 cm