1940s Red/Brown Bakelite 500 Volt Hand Crank Megger Circuit Testing Ohmmeter
1940s Red/Brown Bakelite 500 Volt Hand Crank Megger Circuit Testing Ohmmeter. In a Brass ‘Ever Ready Case.’ 500 volt hand crank.
An amazing piece of vintage scientific testing equipment which would look fantastic displayed in the vintage office or man cave. It has not been tested and we are selling this as a display item only.
This red/brown bakelite Megger circuit testing ohmmeter comes with its original brass and metal carry case. It has slight foxing on the dial face and the body has some scratches. The brass on the case is scuffed and worn, with a slight dent in the lid. It is stamped on the clasp with:-
Patent number 165333
(dates to 1920)
The Ohmmeter was made by Evershed & Vignoles Ltd, London, UK under the ‘Megger’ brand name. The Bakelite is in fairly good condition with a few surface scratches, particularly on the rear, commensurate with age and use. It comes with its original red and black leads but without probes.
- Width: 14.5cm
- Depth: 6cm
- Height: 10cm (4″)
The case measures approximately:-
- 16cm Height
- 7.5cm Depth (maximum)
- 11cm Width (max.)
The Ohmmeter is embossed with the following:-
Regd Trade Mark
Evershed & Vignoles Ltd
Acton Lane Works
The patent dates to 1933.
If you love gizmos and gadgets or are a Bakelite/ Brass Tin collector, then this wonderful little object is just the thing for you!
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