Battery box

Physics · Unidentified

Accession Number: 2011.ph.472

Instrument Name: Battery box

Description:

Hard black rubber box with no lid. Box is empty. Exterior has a variety of designs and text. Interior contains 15 empty battery chambers.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials: Hard rubber

Markings:

Interior: “143″

Exterior: “When it’s an Exide you start”

“Exide batteries of Canada. Ltd. Toronto. Genuine Hard Rubber.”

“Exide sure-start 151, No-Over-Flo”

“Exide sure-start 151, Capacity Ratings. 20 how – 95 A.H. 300 AMR O’F 31 Min”

“N,b Stokes Canada, Hard Rubber A”

Dimensions (cm):

Height = 7.5 cm, Wiedth = 7.5 cm, Length – 9 cm

Function: Containing batteries

Condition:

Excellent – some wear on the interior. No batteries present.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Exide, Toronto, Canada.

Date of Manufacture: C. Mid-late 20th century

Provenance:

Acquired from Physics department, University of Toronto

Donated to UTSIC: No

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