Artifact Details

Title

First transistor (replica)

Catalog Number

102677103

Type

Physical object

Date

1947

Manufacturer

Bell Telephone Laboratories, Inc.

Place Manufactured

US

Identifying Numbers

Other number December 23, 1947 Printed on front of object.

Dimensions

overall: 5 1/2 in x 5 in x 5 in

Description

Object consists of replica of the first transistor mounted on a wood pedestal and glass case. Printed on front of object is, "A replica of the first transistor, invented at Bell Labs, December 23, 1947."

Category

Component/other

Credit

Gift of Robert Guenther

Lot Number

X4302.2008