Estimated Date: 1892
Name: Chloride of silver dry cell
Manufacturer: The Chloride of Silver Dry cell battery co.
Description: 8.75“x4.5“x2” walnut box with dry cell and coil built into the bottom. There are numerous patent dates with the latest 12/20/92 and the earliest 2/23/86. Attachments are included in a small compartment 4“x3” and include connecting wires, 2 sponges of the disc type and 2 metal handles for usual sponges and a wooden handle for the discs. Wires connect at top of coil and rod to change voltage is on side. Identical to one made by John A Barret Battery Company cited in reference 419.
Reference 1: 419