Very old s type fuse in “GOLD”!?

Dirtdiggindude

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Sure looks old. I can't read the patent date on yours but it looks like it might be this fuse plug, patented in 1909:

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The patent expired in 1926, so it could be as late as that. It's a general purpose fuse suitable for various electrical appliances.
 

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Sure looks old. I can't read the patent date on yours but it looks like it might be this fuse plug, patented in 1909:

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The patent expired in 1926, so it could be as late as that. It's a general purpose fuse suitable for various electrical appliances.
Thanks so much! If your ever in the long island area and wanna go for a hunt let me know!
 

Hey found this by an old trading post a foot deep at least with the mine lab 800 crushing it as usual! Wondering what it is!? I think a type fuse thanks for any info!
Nice!!! Congrats!!!
 

old fuse breaker to an electrical box, knob and tube wiring. maintain a few houses still running with this, dangerous stuff if you ask me! nice find!!
 

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