Vertex magneto, sectioned

1934 in London

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Vertex magneto, sectioned.
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Vertex magneto, sectioned. This was specially designed to replace the ignition distributor on engines fitted with coil ignition. It gave a good spark over the whole range of engine speeds. This particular example, made for a six-cylinder engine, was patented by Jakob Bohli and Gottleib Steiner of Switzerland and produced by Scintilla Ltd. of London, England, 1934.


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