Queen and Company electrical bridge

Description (Brief):

This bridge consists of brass blocks and terminals enclosed in a wooden case 13.5” x 21.25” X 5”. It is a plug type bridge having five decades and is adjustable from 0.1 ohm to 10,000 ohms. Marked "Queen & Co., Philada / Legal Ohms Right at [blank] oC / No. 100". This is a form of bridge designed by Professor Anthony of Columbia University. It is provided with inter-connections between the decades for special measurements. The contact keys have been removed at some time during its use and not replaced.

Date Made: ca 1898

Maker: Queen and Company

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: from Weston Electrical Instrument Corp., thru John H. Miller

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: EM.313267Catalog Number: 313267Accession Number: 181342

Object Name: Bridgeresistance bridgebridge resistanceOther Terms: Bridge; Measuring Devices

Measurements: overall: 7 in x 22 in x 14 in; 17.78 cm x 55.88 cm x 35.56 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-45f8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_709169

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