Voltamp Battery No. 6, "Magestic"


Wooden box with a paper label that reads in part “DIRECTIONS FOR VOLTAMP BATTERY NO. 6 ‘MAJESTIC’.” An inscription on the coil reads “VOLTAMP / TRADE MARK.” The Voltamp Electric Manufacturing Co., established by Manus E. Fuld (1863-1956) in Baltimore, ca. 1904, made batteries for medical purposes, and later electric trains.

Ref: “Manus E. Fuld Dies At Age 93,” Baltimore Sun (June 3, 1956), p. 17.

Date Made: c. 1900Date Made: ca 1900

Maker: McKee Surgical Instrument Co.Voltamp Electric Manufacturing Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: District of Columbia, WashingtonUnited States: Maryland, Baltimore

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Credit Line: Ms. Virginia Hollerith

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: MG.311872.02Catalog Number: 311872.02Serial Number: 12983Accession Number: 311872Catalog Number: 311872.01

Object Name: Electrotherapeutic Apparatus, Induction Batteryelectrotherapeutic apparatusinduction batteryOther Terms: Electrotherapeutic Apparatus, Induction Battery; Medicine

Measurements: overall: 14 cm x 22.8 cm x 14 cm; 5 1/2 in x 9 in x 5 1/2 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a7-098c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_723490

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