POST P.A. No. 1
|The Post P.A. No. 1 was introduced to the UK around 1933
and were used on the P.A. 101, 150, 150TD and 150MP schemes. They were made by
Ericsson and would be part of a Police system that was installed around a
Town. In the Police Station there would have been a switchboard and the
Posts were wired away to strategic positions. Phones could also be wired
off these posts and could be inside premises as subsidiary phones as well. These strategic positions
were on corners and in places were a person had a good view of the Post and a
Policeman could see the light flashing.
The Post is made of Cast Iron and had a triangular head. The head has three doors:
There are two other doors:
Most Posts were withdrawn in the early 1960's as the Police changed over to radio communication, or replaced by the PA450 system in the 1950's.
Produced by Ericsson - see N20026.
Last revised: October 05, 2019