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Object ID XX.2007.71
Object Name Switch, Knife
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date ca. 1920's
Description Knife switch, circa 1920's.

Hinged, copper knife switch with spring mounted "double throw" blades; lever mounted on a transite panel with a fuse slot; copper lever with round wood handle and wood disc guard; fuse slot with patent date inscription; inscription includes electrical information and possible marker's mark; transite panel with multiple painted inscriptions, possibly describe unit electrical information or serial numbers.
Dimension Details 6-2/8" OH x 6" OW x 1' 5" OL
Material Transite/Copper/Steel/Plastic
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York
Subways--Electric equipment--New York (State)--New York.
Search Terms Switch
Number of images 2.0