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Author Topic: strange outlet  (Read 10279 times)

Offline jonathan cassiday

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strange outlet
« on: September 23, 2008, 04:15:35 pm »
since i can find no other place to post this electrical outlet i decided to post it here becaue i believe it is definatly related to the hobby since along with vintage christmas lights i also collect electrical fittings and appratus such as switches, outlet and switch plates and outlets as well. It ia an outlet from leviton, with both bridges on the terminals seperated at the factory so each outlet is independant. The odd thing is the lack of groundeing on one half and the other half fully grounded. It was manufactured this way and was found in a small old time hardware store in south georgia. one possible thought is it might be some early isolated ground but i have no other idea of what its original purpose may have been. It is rated at standard 15 amp 125 volt
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