Electric Starting Box

The General Electric Company Limited

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Maker and Role
The General Electric Company Limited
Electrical starting box used for variable voltage control.
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Metal/Iron/Cast Iron
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Signature/Marks and Type
31-1 Sticker
1608 Embossed
THE GENERAL ELECTRIC CO. LTD / Witton / NO M60930 H.P. 2 1/2-3 / VOLTS 220 Maker's Plate
246714 Embossed
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The General Electric Company Limited. Electric Starting Box, 2010.351. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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Another picture on its side ! The operating handle is missing. This was often referred to as a primary resistance starter.

- Steve Miller

Posted on 24-04-2020 02:23:27