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The “J. KLINGER / 82-87 167TH STREET / JAMAICA 32, N.Y. / OLYMPIA 7-0335” inscription on this model of copper refers to Jacub Klinger (1909-1967), a Polish physicist with a PhD from the University of Lwow who moved to the United States in 1950, and established Klinger Educational Products in 1953.
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Object Name
Crystal Structure Model
date made
J. Klinger
place made
United States: New York, Queens, Jamaica
each sphere: 25 mm; x in
overall: 152 mm x 111 mm; 6 in x 4 3/8 in
overall: 6 1/8 in x 5 5/8 in x 6 in; 15.5575 cm x 14.2875 cm x 15.24 cm
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National Museum of American History
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