really old test equip

Sean Caron scaron at
Fri Apr 8 16:41:45 CDT 2016

On Fri, 8 Apr 2016, Cindy Croxton wrote:

> When I was at the recycler last week, I saw a lot of really OLD test
> equipment. I started looking through it to see if there were things I could
> recognize, but the closest thing I could figure out was a 1940s telephone
> equipment tester. All of these were portable, with lids that closed with
> latches. Probably weighed abt 20-30 pounds each. Any cables that might have
> been needed to run the equipment was gone. If things like this are of
> interest in the $25 range, then I can pick some up next time I see them.
> Unfortunately I have no cell phone numbers for anyone in the DFW area to
> tell them to come and see the goodies while I am there, and they will not
> let strangers come in and poke around. I am (or was) an electronics tech,
> but most of the functions on these old test machines eluded me.
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Hi Cindy,

Did you happen to catch the manufacturer on any of it? They sound a bit 
like trunk test sets ... I'm all covered myself, but I know of another 
list where folks might be interested, especially if they do SF signalling.



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