I found this in a house in Tucson that was over a hundred years old and has undergone countless wiring additions over the years. The home once belonged to a prominent doctor who was part of one of our city's founding families.
oh and I couldn't resist the sunset just to rub it in to all you easterners.
Pretty nice celtic... anyway what is the receptacle? Is it just an early 120V 20 amp 2 wire? It was wired with BX and still supplying 120V. I was thinking it was for an early window air conditioner. It was located in a room that used to be a porch and was closed in without a cooling duct.
I have seen a receptacle like that before, as a matter of fact, I THINK There is something like that sitting on a shelf at the supplier that I used to work at, new in the box! If i am not mistaken there may even be a matching cap!! I will have to write myself a note to see if so and I will get a pic of it ( If I remember LOL.. O ya BTW... Very nice Sunsets!1 Picture Postcard PERFECT!