Switchboard - Intercom

New Zealand Post Office, Manufacturer

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Maker and Role
New Zealand Post Office, Manufacturer
Key-switching device to switch 2 extension lines to any of 5 (main) exchange lines. Varnished wooden box. Sloping front. Magneto generator to right. Has night switch and ring keys. Probably made in NZPO Workshops - most standard BOP designed parts. 2 relays, T/strip, 2 caps, 1 buzzer. The box is hinged on the right bottom edge and opens from the left bottom edge. The whole of the top hinges off and exposes the inner mechanics.
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Signature/Marks and Type
Ext.2/ 1 2 EXCH 3 Lines 4 5 / Ring/ Night/ switch Engraved
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New Zealand Post Office. Switchboard - Intercom, 2002.101. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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