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Austin Maestro Van [Courtesy of Chris Hebbron]

Linesman's Belts
Lineman's climbing bely [Courtesy of Lawrence Martin] Belt No 3 (Courtesy of Nigel Maggs) Belt No 8 (Courtesy of Nigel Maggs)
Lineman's Climbing Belt 1955 Lineman's Belt No.3 Lineman's Belt No.8
The leather on this belt is 6mm thick!    

Street Guards, Barriers & Signs
Guard Gate [Courtesy of Lawrence Martin] Streetworks GPO Pole Sign [Courtesy of Lawrence Martin]
PO Guard Gate Street Work Barriers GPO Pole Sign

Lineman's Helmets
GPO Helmet (Courtesy of Nigel Maggs) BT Helmet
GPO Lineman's Helmet BT Lineman's Helmet

BT Lineman's Helmet


Lineman's Hand Lamp
GPO Lineman's Hand Lamp Dropwire Splitter Cable Sheath Pliers Crimping 11A
  Item code: 047522

(for jelly crimps)

  Suitable for stripping insulation from dropwire 10B (CW1411), 12 (CW1406) & CAD55 (CW1417)  


Linesman's Telephones & Test Butts
Old Lineman's Phones (Courtesy of Nigel Maggs) 704B [Courtesy of Phil Cormack] 704B [Courtesy of Phil Cormack]

Old GPO Lineman's Telephones

Old GPO Lineman's Telephone

Type: No.250 (1950s) Type: No. 704B

286A Linesman's Telephone

British Telecom  Lineman's Field Telephone

British Telecom  Lineman's Field Telephone

British Telecom  Lineman's Field Telephone

Type: No.286A Type: No.286A (1990) Type: No.286B

282 284A [Courtesy of Graham Stokes] 290A 300A
BT  Lineman's Telephone BT  Lineman's Telephone BT Lineman's Telephone BT Lineman's Telephone BT Lineman's Telephone
Type: 282 Type: 284A Type: 290A Type: TELE 290 Type: 300A
  Item Code: 461936 Item Code: 375949 Item Code: 315628
Year: 1984   Year: 1999 Year: 1993 Year: 2001
      Made by PAB Electronics Ltd.  

Oscillators & Amplifiers
Oscillator 87B [Courtesy of Lawrence Martin] Oscillator 87G 87J Oscillator Oscillator 171B
Oscillator 87B Oscillator 87F Oscillator 87G Oscillator 87J Oscillator 171B Sentinel
    Item code: 315038 Item code: 315569 Item Code: 818133
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Oscillator 174A Amplifier 109E [Courtesy of Lawrence Martin] Amplifier 109G Amplifier109J Amplifier109K
Oscillator 174A Amplifier 109E Amplifier 109G Amplifier 109J Amplifier 109K
    View controls Item code: 315570 Item code: 315584

Test Adaptors
Test Plug Adaptor Test 3B Adaptor Test 5A
Adaptor Test 3A Adaptor Test 3B Adaptor Test 49A Adaptor Test 4B Adaptor Test 5A Adapter Test 7B Adapter Test 51A
View Diagram Item Code: 003965 Part No: 50766681 Item Code: 127089 Item Code: 314605   Item Code: 129202
    Made by Chesilvale Electronics For use on block terminal 76A     For use on Connection Module 1A & BT18/BT19

Test Leads
Test Lead 6/10E Test Lead 6/10K
Test Lead
Cord connecting 6/10A
Test Lead
Cord Connecting 6/10B
Test Lead
Cord Connecting 6/10D
Test Lead
Cord Connecting 6/10E
Test Lead
Cord Connecting 6/10J
Test Lead
Cord Connecting 6/10K
631A socket to six spades 631A socket to 242A plug 631A socket to 4 pole Krone connector 631A socket to 3 crocodile clips 631A socket to Test Jack 44 631A socket to 241A mini Krone connector
Item code: 512329 Item Code: 512369 Item Code: 512371 Item Code: 512372 Item Code: 512393
  Year: 1989        

Line Testers
 Digitell Dialled Digit Analyser Seaward MT400 Eaglehawk Line Tester Krone IDC Tool
Digitell Dialled Digit Analyser Seaward MT400 Line Tester Eaglehawk Line Tester Krone IDC Insertion Tool 2A
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Various Testers & Equipment
GPO Megger [Courtesy of Dave Dockerill] Megger Bridge Tester 417B
GPO Megger GPO Bridge Megger

Tester: 417B

Type: No. 2A Resistance Tester  
Made by Evershed & Vignoles Ltd Made by Evershed & Vignoles Ltd  

Tester 18C Tester 51 BT Hawk Tester
Made by Metrohm Made by Megger  

 SA9083 BT Multimeter
SA9083 Tester SA9083 Tester BT Multimeter


Metrohm line earth loop tester 4B
Made by Edgcumbe Instruments
ESP Tester 337A MK II
      Item code: 531913

Year: 1998

      Year: 1987

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