What is this????

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sunnicayenne
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What is this????

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Just moved into an 1849 home and I have no idea what this contraption is. It's in my bathroom
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dmast
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Re: What is this????

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Looks like a bell/buzzer.
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Sacto Diane
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Do you have a picture of the other side?

SkipW
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Re: What is this????

Post by SkipW »

Door bell or signal bell?

Trying to figure out the wiring, but it looks as though it is most likely low voltage, not line voltage.

Any chance you can follow the wiring to the other end(s)?
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