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Old Light switch #161785
04/07/07 07:52 PM
04/07/07 07:52 PM
Trumpy  Offline
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,236
SI,New Zealand
Can anyone identify this old light switch?.

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It would have been an outdoor switch judging by it's construction and was more than likely designed to connect to steel conduit.
Any ideas?.

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Re: Old Light switch [Re: Trumpy] #161842
04/08/07 07:01 AM
04/08/07 07:01 AM
32VAC  Offline
Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 202
Alice Springs, NT, Australia
Australian made Federal Rowco rotary switch perhaps? Normally 10A @ 240V AC only rating, a good guage of its age would be a 3/4" conduit entry instead of a 20mm one.

Last edited by 32VAC; 04/08/07 07:02 AM. Reason: sorted out reply (left out some words)
Re: Old Light switch [Re: 32VAC] #161843
04/08/07 07:31 AM
04/08/07 07:31 AM
Trumpy  Offline
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,236
SI,New Zealand
If you look closely On is up.
This switch is certainly foreign.

Re: Old Light switch [Re: Trumpy] #161873
04/08/07 05:51 PM
04/08/07 05:51 PM
RODALCO  Offline
Joined: Dec 2005
Posts: 856
Titirangi, Akld, New Zealand
I have a look by one of our subs, for the outside lights.
They look similar, heavy duty for steel conduit.

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