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Ramsden electrostatic generator

£2500
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Ramsden electrostatic generator

£2500

A large early 19th century Ramsden type friction plate electrostatic generator.

35 inch diameter circular glass plate, mounted in a mahogany frame with cranking handle, the frame surmounted with a small brass discharge sphere.

Brass U-shaped collector with needle pickups and glass insulation shaft.

 

Height: 104 cm.

Width: 51 cm.

Depth: 89 cm.