Filings coherer, glass tube formed into T-shape at one end and bent round into U-shape at other end with bulb, 1899

Made:
1899 in England
designer:
Oliver Joseph Lodge

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Filings coherer, glass tube formed into T-shape at one end and bent round into U-shape at other end with bulb, designed or used by Sir Oliver Lodge, England, 1899. Paper label stuck round tube marked in handwriting ’17 / Jan 3 / 1899’.

Details

Category:
Radio Communication
Object Number:
1942-40/16
Materials:
glass and metal
type:
coherer
taxonomy:
  • component - object
  • radio receiver
credit:
Donated by E. E. and T. H. Robinson