Battery [Eveready]

Maker and role
Union Carbide (New Zealand) Limited, Manufacturer
Production date
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Object detail

Accession number
Production period
An Eveready Dry Cell telephone battery. Cylindrical with a cardboard covering, blue and red with the manufacturer's logo. 2 terminals protruding at top.
Outside terminal is negative (-) / Eveready / No. 6 / 1.5 Volts / Telephone / And / General / Purpose / Battery / Union Carbide New Zealand Ltd / Made in New Zealand Label
Credit Line
Union Carbide (New Zealand) Limited et al. 1981. Battery [Eveready], 2011.486. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


Public comments

Thanks for your comment Ben. As we have examples in our Collection already, we are not seeking any more. If you are looking to dispose the batteries, there are battery recycling options which ensure safe disposal.

- MOTAT Curatorial Research on 06-11-2019 22:29:35

Hi I've got four of these old batteries, would they be any use to you guys? I don't want to just throw them out?

- Ben on 03-11-2019 08:27:09

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