Experimental Lamp Filament

Experimental Lamp Filament

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Description (Brief)
An unfinished tungsten wire filament for use in an incandescent lamp.
Currently not on view
Object Name
incandescent lamp component
date made
ca 1972
General Electric Company
overall: 5 in x 1/8 in; 12.7 cm x.3175 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
from Elmer G. Fridrich
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Electric Lamps
Energy & Power
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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