Artifact Details


Single channel tube

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Physical object

Identifying Numbers

Other number 117 This is hand-carved into the metal component.
Other number DB 232 This is hand-carved into the metal component.
Other number x329.84D CHM depricated number found on a white sticker at one end of the tube.


overall: 25 5/8 in x 2 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in


This record contains one glass tube. There is a metal object encased in a cylindrical glass tube. There are rubber caps on both ends of the cylinder. On one end, there is a cord comprised of 6 ribbons, ending in a male connector. On the other end of the tube there are 3 cords ending in different connectors. There are two pieces of tape attached to one of these cords, one which reads, "C - white, D - black, F - red." The other piece of tape reads, "A - white, B - black, E - red." There is a thin strip of black velcro on the glass tube. The metal component inside of the tube has various wires and parts made of metal and glass. It was found in a large trunk.




Gift of Sterling Newberry, Micro-bit Corporation

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