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Neon Display - General Electric, Mains BulbType, 1920s Reg. No: ST 028259
- Neon lamp, manufactured by British Generakl Electric and branded Osglim, introduced in the 1920s.
It displays a letter 'C'.
It is similar to a standard electric light globe but with evacuating tip on top. Its characteristics are 230-250 volt AC at 5 watt.
Its date is suggested because the glassmaker's exhaust tip is on top of the bulb rather than in the base, characteristic of types constructed in the 1930s or later.
- Bayonet cap (base).
Central electrode is in shape of letter "c".
Exhaust tip on top of bulb.
- Acquisition Information:
- Unknown from Unknown, 1982
|Dimensions:||120 mm (Length), 60 mm (Diameter)|
|Tagged with:||thermionic electron valves|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Information & Communication Collection|
|Primary Classification:||ENERGY TECHNOLOGY|
|Secondary Classification:||Illumination - Electric|
|Tertiary Classification:||electric light globes|
MADE IN ENGLAND
|Manufacturer:||General Electric Co, London, Middlesex, England, Great Britain, circa 1920s|