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Solar heater by Lawrence Hargrave

Solar heater on varnished wooden base. The base comprises one horizontal board and an attached board that sits at a 50 degree angle. The base supports a brass rod sitting at a 45 degree angle. Mounted on the end of the rod is a metal cone painted silver on the inside and covered wth felt on the outside. Through the centre of the cone is a metal pipe which is open at the top and closed at the bottom.
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