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Crystal Detector - Unknown Maker, Radio Receiver, circa 1924 Object Reg. No: ST 015916

Summary:
Crystal detector, open type. Fitted with grip for holding the mineral. Made in England. Used in radios.
Description:
Brass mechanism carving a cat's whisker and a clamp for holding crystal, which is missing. Item mounted on insulating plate, which is mounted on a display block with label.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 65 mm (Height), 38 mm (Width), 75 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: radios, radio detectors
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection, Radio comes of age in Australia - broadcasting begins, 1922 - 1930
Primary Classification: COMMUNICATIONS
Secondary Classification: Radio
Tertiary Classification: receivers
Inscriptions: Display block: CRYSTAL DETECTOR / With grip for holding / the mineral substance
Date Made: circa 1924
Date Collected: 1926

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