Tunning forks by Edelmann, Munich C1900.

Tunning forks by Edelmann, Munich C1900.

Stock Number: 370408 v


Tunning forks by Edelmann, Munich C1900.


case 61 x 44 x 13 cm


Circa 1900

Country of manufacture


Categories: Scientific, Technology, Physics & Chemistry, Other Technology Antiques


A set tunning forks by Prof. Dr. M. TH. Edelmann, Munich C1900, The set is almost complete, the fanball is missing. The set consist of 10 forks with tunning-weighs, 3 Ultrasonic whistle (Galton), and a Hammer. The handle of the suitcase is broken.

Max Edelmann was the younger son of the physicist Max Thomas Edelmann. After visiting the grammar school he studied physics at the Technical University of Munich and the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich. Like his father and his older brother Otto he was in 1894 a member of the Corps Germania Munich. [1] At the University of Munich, he was in 1898 for Dr. phil. doctorate. From 1900 to 1903 he was a volunteer assistant at the Electrotechnical Laboratory, Technical University of Munich. [2] He later became a professor.

First partnership he was after his father’s death in 1913 owner of the company. Prof. Dr. M. Th. Edelmann & Son, Physico-Mechanical Institute, manufacturing scientific instruments of their own design in Munich. After the First World War he developed since 1903 worked in the company electrocardiograph further dramatically, therefore “nobleman” became a leading manufacturer of ECG devices.

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