Crabtree Lincoln light switch

Details
Object number
AIBDC : 007966
Country
Date
1928 - 1939 (circa)

Description

A 'Lincoln' type single way light switch for wall mounting made from compression moulded phenol formaldehyde with a vitreous enamel back mount. Manufactured by Crabtree Electrical, circa late 1920s - 1930s.
Designers & Manufacturers
Designer (Person)
Manufacturer

Inscriptions

moulded: "Made in Englad. Regd. Nos. 734536/8 PATENT C 1520 B159/W No. 5 Lincoln Type VIT" (back)
Dimensions
Depth
40mm
Diameter
50mm
Material Note
plastic
PF casing
phenol formaldehyde
bakelite - generic term
vitreous enamel back mount
metal internal fittings and connectors
brass
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