Electrical Resistance Set


Electrical resistance box used at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. An inscription reads “Queen & Co./ Makers / Phila.” A paper label in the lid reads, in part, “Electrical Laboratory / OF / QUEEN & CO. PHILA.” It is dated Feb. 23, 1892, and indicates that the set was adjusted in 1892, and the coils were checked in 1911.

Maker: Queen and Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2005.3085.13Catalog Number: 2005.3085.13Nonaccession Number: 2005.3085

Object Name: Electrical resistance set, in wood boxelectrical resistance set

Measurements: overall: 7 1/2 in x 15 in x 6 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 38.1 cm x 16.51 cmoverall in box: 7 7/16 in x 15 in x 6 1/2 in; 18.89125 cm x 38.1 cm x 16.51 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-b435-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1293492

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