Thomson-Rice ammeter

Thomson-Rice ammeter

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Description (Brief)
Similar to 318356, but with non-linear scale, 0 to 25. Serial no. 587. References: MacLaren, Rise of Electrical Industry, page 158; Finn, Edison: Lighting a Revolution, page 67.
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Ammeter; Measuring Devices
Thomson-Houston Electric Company
overall: 7 7/8 in x 4 1/4 in x 3 in; 20.0025 cm x 10.795 cm x 7.62 cm
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from the State University of New York, thru Paul E. Mohn
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National Museum of American History
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