Tangent Galvanometer by the Weston instrument Co. Berlin.
This Tangent Galvanometer is 13 inches tall with 10 diameter coil, which has three windings. Its serial # is 6093.
Weston was a very important inventor and contributor improving use of electrical technology in every facet of the manufacturing world. See http://weston.ftldesign.com/MulhernLetter/letter.htm for a brief run down of Weston and his companies. The tangent galvanometer was the important instrument used in the laboratory until it was supersede by the D'Arsonval type.
There is inventory information painted on one leg and a small separation of the base the left leg near the terminals. This is a very fine example of the technology of that era.
AST inv# 2027 Price $1295
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