Spark Plug [Edison Splitdorf]

Thomas A. Edison Incorporated, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Thomas A. Edison Incorporated, Manufacturer
Description
One of two Edison spark plugs. Each plug has a metal casing with a screw thread at the base. At the bottom is a spark point and a curved tip. The top of the plug is white with the words: "Edison Splitdorf Made in U.S.A. Albanite" printed. On the top is a metal rounded knob to which is fitted the distributor terminal (that sends the current to the plug).
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Bakelite
Signature/Marks and Type
Edison Splitdorf Made in U.S.A. Albanite Maker's Mark
Accession No
1981.321.1
Credit Line
Thomas A. Edison Incorporated. Spark Plug [Edison Splitdorf], 1981.321.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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