Magnetic Detector [Marconi]

Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company Limited, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company Limited, Manufacturer
Description
A wooden base with and aerial and ground, a telephone receiver, two magnets, two pulleys carrying a belt of wire, and terminals for a headset which is included.
This object is similar to the wireless radio used on board the Titanic. It is said to be one of the most sensitive devices ever made.
Other Name
Wireless Transmitter
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Synthetic/Plastic/Bakelite
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
"RE-WIND / EVERY HALF HOUR" Engraved
Accession No
2011.647
Credit Line
Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Company Limited. Magnetic Detector [Marconi], 2011.647. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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