Battery [Eveready]

Union Carbide (New Zealand) Limited, Manufacturer;  Eveready; 

1981
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Maker and Role
Union Carbide (New Zealand) Limited, Manufacturer
Eveready
Production Date
1981
Description
An Eveready Dry Cell telephone battery. Cylindrical with a cardboard covering, blue and red with the manufacturer's logo. 2 terminals protruding at top.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Paper/Cardboard
Signature/Marks and Type
Outside terminal is negative (-) / Eveready / No. 6 / 1.5 Volts / Telephone / And / General / Purpose / Battery / Union Carbide New Zealand Ltd / Made in New Zealand Label
Accession No
2011.486
Credit Line
Union Carbide (New Zealand) Limited et al. 1981. Battery [Eveready], 2011.486. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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Thanks for your comment Ben. As we have examples in our Collection already, we are not seeking any more. If you are looking to dispose the batteries, there are battery recycling options which ensure safe disposal.

- MOTAT Curatorial Research

Posted on 06-11-2019 22:29:35

Hi I've got four of these old batteries, would they be any use to you guys? I don't want to just throw them out?

- Ben

Posted on 03-11-2019 08:27:09