Triangular switch with a ceramic body and black plastic switch and metal plates on top and bottom ends with four screws.
Processed Material/Ceramic/Porcelain
Processed Material/Metal
Signature/Marks and Type
26271/ Vitreous/ 5A 250V/ Made in England/ Sperryns PAT No./ 336098 Maker's Mark
Accession No
Credit Line
Switch, 1982.291.26. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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This type of switch has a spring "snap" action, this and the round version could be used on DC. Auckland had DC reticulation in the early days.

- Steve Miller

Posted on 23-04-2020 23:46:52