Ferranti transformer

Made:
1915 in Hollinwood

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Output transformer in original box, type OPM 6 (C), Ferranti Ltd, Holinwood, Manchester. Made 1915.

This transformer was made in 1915 by the major UK electrical engineering company Ferranti Ltd. In 1905, the company had been restructured with a focus on switchgear, transformers and instruments. Later, in 1921, a separate transformer division was set up.

Details

Category:
Electricity Supply
Object Number:
2019-183
Materials:
metal (unknown) and plastic (unidentified)
Measurements:
overall (transformer): 95 mm x 80 mm x 70 mm,
overall (original box): 91 mm x 110 mm x 96 mm,
type:
transformer