Headlight Dimmer


According to the donor, this Recto headlight dimmer was made for a Ford automobile.

Date Made: 1915

Maker: Recto Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of Plastics Institute of America

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1977.0368.20Catalog Number: 1977.0368.20Accession Number: 1977.0368

Object Name: Headlight Dimmer

Physical Description: bakelite (overall material)cardboard (container material)Measurements: overall: 38 mm x 83 mm x 145 mm; 1 1/2 in x 3 1/4 in x 5 11/16 inoverall: 1 1/2 in x 5 3/4 in x 3 1/4 in; 3.81 cm x 14.605 cm x 8.255 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e442-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_25

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