Battery [Eveready]

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

See full details


Maker and Role
Union Carbide (New Zealand) Limited, Manufacturer
Production Date
An Eveready Dry Cell telephone battery. Cylindrical with a cardboard covering, blue and red with the manufacturer's logo. 2 terminals protruding at top.
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
Credit Line
Union Carbide (New Zealand) Limited et al. 1981. Battery [Eveready], 2011.486. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

The development of MOTAT's online platform is a continual process. Records are updated regularly, with new information and images. There may be mistakes or omissions in the information provided and we welcome input from the public.

 Do you know something about this object? Contact us or comment below.

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