(2) ANTIQUE CRANK TELEPHONE PHONE GENERATOR MAGNETO +
- Source: eBay
Up for auction and from an estate are these (2) antique telephone magnetos.I am not an expert on these types of items so be sure to check out all of my pictures and make sure you can use them and that they are complete enough for you to use. I know that one of them is not complete because it is missing its handle. I found out real quick like how to test them because I was holding one of them while I was cranking the handle and I got shocked...lol, it wasn't funny at the time but I did figure out that if you touch all three screw heads on the left while you crank it, it produces voltage. I rotated the gear on the magneto that was missing its handle with my hand and it also produced voltage. So, to sum everything up...they both seem to produce voltage when the gear is turned and one of the magnetos is missing a handle. I don't know how much power each one of these magnetos generate as t is nothing marked on them to tell me and I have no way to test them to see. At the same estate and in the same box was this telephone part seen below, it is marked... INTERNATIONAL PAT. ALLD L CHICAGO, U.S.A. I am giving you this telephone part for free since it has some damage to the center of the earpiece/mouthpiece????? Maybe you can use it and maybe you can't.
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