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Object Name Voltmeter
Description Wooden case with brass latch, hinges and leather handles. Inside the case is a black bakelite platform. In the upper right hand corner of the panel is a meter. Below that is a two turn switch and between them is a toggle with an ON/OFF toggle. The upper left of the panel has a series of vent holes. Below the holes are a bulb socket and a unlabeled toggle. Below this toggle is an ON/OFF toggle. The right portion of the case holds two cords and an alumininum box. A black cord comes from the case into the box. The box has bakelite ends and an amber lens on one side. A brown outlet cord and blug also come out of the box. This cord is severly rotted. On the back of the box are red and black wire ports and vent holes.
Catalog Number 1997.1.34
Date c1920
Collection HSL- Library