Reproduction Steinmetz Patent Lamp

Description (Brief)
A reproduction of Charles Steinmetz’s 1912 mercury vapor lamp made for defense of U.S. patent 3,234,421.
date made
1965
maker
General Electric Lighting Company
place made
United States: Ohio, Cleveland
Physical Description
mercury (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 6 in x 2 3/4 in x 5/8 in; 15.24 cm x 6.985 cm x 1.5875 cm
ID Number
1996.0084.02
catalog number
1996.0084.02
accession number
1996.0084
Credit Line
from Gilbert H. Reiling
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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