Recording Wire [Webster-Chicago]

Webster-Chicago, Maker

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Webster-Chicago, Maker
Stainless steel wire wrapped around grey coloured metal reel, which is printed in white ink with 'WEBSTER-CHICAGO' and company logo. Cardboard packaging for reel printed with makers info and logo in red, cream and black colouring. Sound was recorded by stainless steel wire, with diameter of .0036 inches, travelling past a vertical motion recording head at an average of 24 inches a second. Production of product lasted from about 1945 through the early 1950's.
Processed Material/Metal/Aluminium
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
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Webster . Chicago/ W C/ Recording Wire Printed
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Webster-Chicago. Recording Wire [Webster-Chicago], 2007.76. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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