|Object ID #||1991.021.002|
|Object Name||Plug, Spark|
|Title||DIAMOND REFLEX Spark Plug|
|Lexicon category||5: T&E For Science & Technology|
|Place of Origin||Cleveland, Ohio, United States of America|
DIAMOND REFLEX spark plug. This spark plug has a white porcelain insulator, with black-printed lettering (on one side only). "Made in the U.S.A......Co., Cleveland" This spark plug also has "175" on it. The metal section of this spark plug is a dull grey colour, with a threaded end.
The spark plug also has "175".
|Provenance||Unknown provenance. Last belonged Gilbert Rice. Rice grew up in Massie, in Holland Township, Grey County. His father was George Rice. Gilbert became a mechanic and a member of the Bluewater branch of the Antique & Classic Car Club of Canada.|
|Collection||Transportation, Automobiles & Equipment Collection|
|Dimensions||W-2.5 L-9 cm|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
|Function||A spark plug is a part that fits into the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine and carries two electrodes separated by an air gap across which the current from the ignition system discharges to form the spark for combustion.|