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#152295 - 06/04/04 03:19 PM Old Timer
Trumpy Offline

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Registered: 07/05/02
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Here's a couple of pics of an old timer I took out of a factory a few months ago.
It was used as a Defrost timer on a Freezer.


Here is the outer case, made of Cast iron.



Here is a shot of the nameplate of the timer, sorry about the poor quality of the pics, it was pretty dark where I was working at the time.
I had another shot of the inside of the timer enclosure, but I must have accidently deleted it
Darn!.

[This message has been edited by Trumpy (edited 06-04-2004).]
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#152296 - 06/05/04 04:26 PM Re: Old Timer
aland Offline
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Registered: 05/20/04
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Trumpy, these time clocks were used in abundance in the UK one area they were used in was street lighting columns you would find a clock in the bottom of each lamp post. Still lots of them about even today.

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#152297 - 06/06/04 01:58 PM Re: Old Timer
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Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7693
Loc: Norfolk, England
Yes, I've seen these old Horstmann units before. They often turn up in places like old village halls for timed switching of heating or lights.

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