Well....the Surfex type certainly has an interesting styling.
Were they very common? It's the second time I've seen a picture of one -- and I've never seen one in the flesh.
The most commonly seen surface-mount outlets here are the Eagle/Cooper types. Like this:
Grounded version I mentioned in a previous post (still manufactured)
or this one (also still manufactured)
[This message has been edited by SvenNYC (edited 07-22-2005).]