Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments
Wimshurst-style Electrostatic Generator, 19th century, dual glass pillars flank the 8-in. ebonite plates that rotate on dual pulleys, each disc in contact with wire-brush-ended arms, operated by a turned wood handle, all resting on a mahogany base, ht. 12 in.
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