Floor polisher, Tenico, Type 48, Model 1, electric. Metal, steel and alloy, mostly finished in a brown, mottled enamel. The main shaft is chrome plated as is the bracket that connects to the main body; 2 rubber handgrips and a rubber skirt around the base. Triangular shaped with 3 brushes underneath, each with 4 rows of bristles. Angle of the shaft determined by a wing nut and bracket - power supply running from a socket at the back of the polisher through the shaft and out at the top, being coiled between 2 posts of the shaft when not in use; the extension is white, plastic covered. Maker's name plate at the front; specification plate at the rear. OFF/ON switch in front at the top of the shaft. Serial No.3986.
Signature/Marks and Type
Type 48 Model 11 Style/ Universal AC DC Motor/ Volts 230-25- Watts 275-300 Serial No. 3986 Label
Polisher - Floor, 1986.56.3. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).