The vessel would be half-filled with an acidic electrolyte and the metallic plates could be lowered into it to produce a voltage by the reaction of the electrolyte with the rosa. Two carbon rods and a zinc rod. Electrolyte: sulphuric acid with potassium bichromate. Many of these cells would usually be connected in series to obtain larger voltages. The zinc rod can adjustable.
2 small bruise on glass, but not cracked , overall in good condition , brass fittings perfect. SUPER RARE ITEM FOR COLLECTORS. The item "Early electric Poggendorff wet grenet cell battery flaschenbatterie late 19th c" is in sale since Monday, June 11, 2018. This item is in the category "Antiques\Science & Medicine (Pre-1930)\Scientific Instruments\Other Antique Science Equip".The seller is "especialantiques" and is located in Budapest, Budapest. This item can be shipped worldwide.