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Brass machine in a wooden box.

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Brian John03/08/2019 09:36:10
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Does anybody know what this is ?

If the link does not work then try ''industrial machine in a wooden box'' on ebay.com.au

 

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Industrial-machine-in-wooden-box/273883295206?_trkparms=aid%3D555018%26algo%3DPL.SIM%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D57482%26meid%3D9b9d6bb199774ddc9785f255519d2eb3%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D5%26rkt%3D6%26sd%3D143340468432%26itm%3D273883295206%26pg%3D2047675&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851

Edited By Brian John on 03/08/2019 09:37:15

Edited By Brian John on 03/08/2019 09:37:41

Brian H03/08/2019 09:42:15
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Looks like an electric motor to me, possibly a demonstration item?

Brian

Glyn Davies03/08/2019 09:45:00
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A Victorian electric shock therapy machine with bits missing to make it safe?

Michael Gilligan03/08/2019 10:06:28
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**LINK**

https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Industrial-machine-in-wooden-box/273883295206

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Just for info, Brian

Everything from the '?' onward is redundant ... It's just ebay tracking how you arrived at that page.

MichaelG.

Brian John03/08/2019 10:09:03
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Thanks Michael. I will remember that for next time.

John Haine03/08/2019 10:09:25
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Telephone ringing magneto?

V8Eng03/08/2019 10:16:18
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Apprentice piece to demonstrate skill level?

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John Reese03/08/2019 12:27:33
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telephone magneto

Ian S C03/08/2019 12:59:28
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Telephone magneto, there is a similar one out in the workshop minus it's magnets, along with a number of newer ones. The phones that that came from were in use in the 1960s in NZ, I know our ring was a morse S, and there were 8 others on our line.

Ian S C

Zan03/08/2019 13:15:10
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I find it amazing that so many people try to sell goods at big prices on eBay and can’t be bothered to even get the photos in focus!

Brian John03/08/2019 13:41:13
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....or find out what it is before selling it !

Robert Atkinson 203/08/2019 15:53:26
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My pet peeve is people saying something is tested and working when there ar obviously crtitical parts missing or broken or/and they clearly have no idea what the thing is.

I concur that is a telephone magneto, used to generate the ringing current on old manual exchange sytems or simple point to point systems.

Robert G8RPI.

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