Electrical Resistance Set

Electrical Resistance Set

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Description
This electrical resistance box was used at the U.S. Naval Observatory in Washington, D.C. The 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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Electrical resistance set, in wood box
electrical resistance set
maker
Queen and Company
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Measurements
overall: 7 1/2 in x 15 in x 6 1/2 in; 19.05 cm x 38.1 cm x 16.51 cm
overall 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
ID Number
2005.3085.13
catalog number
2005.3085.13
nonaccession number
2005.3085
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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