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Decade Inductance Box, 10 x0.1H

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Cubic black box with ten brass contacts over which a rotary contact wiper moves; the wiper is rotated by a black knob.

Registration number: 114

Other numbers: Type 17D, No. 126020

Database ID: 114

Maker's details: MUIRHEAD & CO Ltd

Where made country: England

Material: Plastic brass metal

Method of production used for Museum Item: Manufactured

Size in cm (H x L x D): H13.5 x L8.7 x D7.7

Inscriptions and markings: Inscribed on top: “INDUCTANCE Type 17-D”, “10 x 0.01H”, “Muirhead & Co. Ltd No. 126020”. On front: “MUIRHEAD”. Label: “Purchased by UNIVERSITIES COMMISSION”

Acquisition details: Purchase

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Created: 12 May 2003
Authorised by: Head, School of Physics
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