20's Antique Sphere Gap X-Ray 10000 Volt Tesla Coil Mad Scientist Laboratory yqz Acme-International X-Ray Co Lightning Balls

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Seller: Top-Rated Plus Seller estateauctionsinc (44,319) 100%, Location: Seaford, Delaware, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 233027857220 Welcome to Estate Auctions Inc! We are one of the Leading Sellers of Antiques, Collectibles and Quirky items on eBay. We have been selling since 1998 and are proud to announce that we have maintained a 'FIVE STAR Detailed Seller Rating'. Our staff always strives for 100% customer satisfaction, reflected by our 100% positive feedback rating. We work with consignors from coast-to-coast and around the world, working hard to make sure we provide top quality items. We are 'Your Quality Zone' - search 'YQZ' to see our other listings. Note: YQZ® is a registered trademark of Estate Auctions, Inc., LLC and can only be used with the express written permission of Estate Auctions, Inc., LLC by associated entities. See Other Listings 20's Antique Sphere Gap X-Ray 10000 Volt Tesla Coil Mad Scientist Laboratory Acme-International X-Ray Co Lightning Balls We ended up with a couple of amazing pieces of equipment from the early 1900's that look like they came right out of a mad scientist laboratory. BUT... these are not movie props but real devices used way back when. Check them out.PLEASE NOTE Scroll down to the bottom for shipping thoughts. This is a very rare & hard to find, we reiterate, this is not a film prop! It is a real device used in the early days of x-ray development using the alternating current electricity supply system designed by Nikola Tesla. A sphere gap with meter, for open high tension X-ray machines, made by the ACME International X-ray Co., USA, 1920-1930. Comes with two 10,000 volt cables, two x-ray plates and a spring loaded crate for shipping it in. We only found one other of these in the Powerhouse Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences in Ultimo, Australia. We found the following on Wikipedia:A calibrated spherical spark gap will break down at a highly repeatable voltage, when ...keep scrolling there are 25 pictures and more description beneath the photos below! Click on any photo to see it in its original size in a separate tab. corrected for air pressure, humidity and temperature. A gap between two spheres can provide a voltage measurement without any electronics or voltage dividers, to an accuracy of about 3%. A spark gap can be used to measure high voltage AC, DC, or pulses, but for very short pulses, an ultraviolet light source or radioactive source may be put on one of the terminals to provide a source of electrons. It measures approx. 30 1/2" x 23 3/4" x 8".PLEASE NOTE Due to its size we are putting down pick up only right here in our metropolis of Seaford Delaware. We can make arrangements to ship this after the auction is over. Possibly by U-Ship or a carrier, it is TOO large to go postal. The eBay Calculator is not always right - if the shipping looks too high email us and we will give you an accurate quote prior to the auction ending. Estimated shipping weight, (packaged) is 135 lbs 8 oz in a 36 x 36 x 24 box Facts about Estate Auctions Inc. and Your Quality Zone crew We are a team of full & part time professionals. Intensely trained to maximize your experience in and around eBay. Headed by our founders Norb & Marie Novocin Our divisions include: Buying, Inventory, Photography, Research & Listing, Shipping, Transportation, Programming & IT We have been on eBay since 1998! We have had over 190,000 sales on eBay. Estate Auctions, Inc. has over 37,000 unique positive feedback ratings We maintain a five-star rating and have a 100% Positive feedback, with over 20,000 repeat buyers!! When you are in Your Quality Zone, you can bid with confidence! 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