Distributor Cap


Six-cylinder distributor cap made of black Bakelite. It was probably made by the Remy Electric Co., a firm that began in business, as such, in 1901, and remained a separate company until purchased by General Motors in 1918.

Date Made: ca. 1916Date Made: ca 1916

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Indiana, Anderson

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Credit Line: Gift of Union Carbide Corporation

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0976.09Catalog Number: 1981.0976.09Accession Number: 1981.0976

Object Name: Distributor cap

Measurements: overall: 76 mm x 86 mm x 124 mm; 3 in x 3 3/8 in x 4 7/8 inoverall: 3 in x 3 1/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 7.62 cm x 7.9375 cm x 12.3825 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ea8f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_230

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