Arc Tube Pre-pinch

Description (Brief)
Group of five arc lamp pre-pinches in various states of assembly and one lead fragment.
Currently not on view
Object Name
discharge lamp components
date made
ca 1965
Fridrich, Elmer G.
b: 5 1/8 in x 5/16 in x 1/4 in; 13.0175 cm x .79375 cm x .635 cm
c: 5 1/2 in x 5/16 in; 13.97 cm x .79375 cm
d: 5 1/4 in x 5/16 in; 13.335 cm x .79375 cm
e: 3 1/8 in x 5/16 in x 1/8 in; 7.9375 cm x .79375 cm x .3175 cm
f: 1 1/4 in x 3/8 in x 1/4 in; 3.175 cm x .9525 cm x .635 cm
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
from Elmer G. Fridrich
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