ticket machine

Maker
Westing Gerrard Ticket Machines Ltd
Description
This is a ticket machine with tickets. The machine is rectangular with a convex cover on top and is made of early plastic with metal underneath and metal columns to hold the tickets. There is six positions for tickets with only one filled. There is also a convex depression at the front, possibly for pens. Also a metal toggle at the side which flips up the top cover to allow the insertion of tickets. Moulded on the machine is:- "Westinghouse Garrard Ticket Machines Ltd." There are approx 170-180 tickets with the machine, printed in red on a white background. On the ticket is "B.R. parcel paid", with fields for the price and conditions. All the tickets have the same number.
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Department
Signature & date
moulding:top:"WESTING HOUSE GARRARD TICKET MACHINES LTD" with logo (lozenge with WTGM inside)
Printed on tickets is: "BR. 25420 / BRITISH RAILWAYS / PAID PARCEL P/ CARRAIGE £ S.D. / No. of Packages / Conditions / OTHER CHARGES PAID / Insurance/ Port Dues and Sea s/c / Delivery / C.C.C. / Irish Rail s/c / Lt.Rly.Road.Stmr". Nothing on the back.
Associated date
1940-1960
Associated person
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:1 - Ticket machine:W 35.5cm (W 1' 2")
Dimensions:1 - Ticket machine:D 17cm (D 6 11/16")
Dimensions:1 - Ticket machine:H 8cm (H 3 1/8")
Dimensions:2 - tickets (white ticket with red print).:W 3.8cm (W 1 1/2")
Dimensions:2 - tickets (white ticket with red print).:L 9cm (L 3 9/16")
Dimensions:2 - tickets (white ticket with red print).:H 1.8cm (H 11/16")
Accession number
1984-045-004

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