Artifact Details

Title

Western Electric commemorative paperweight

Catalog Number

102644912

Type

Physical object

Manufacturer

Western Electric Company

Dimensions

1 x 3 x 3 in.

Description

Transistor embedded in circular lucite paperweight. On front of paperweidht: "THE TRANSISTOR INVENTED AT BELL TELEPHONE LABORATORIES MANUFACTURED BY WESTERN ELECTRIC'. "JUSTUS CR'MER" inscribed on edge of paperweight.

Category

Ephemera: plaque / paperweight

Credit

Gift of Jeff Craemer

Lot Number

X2895.2005