Gamewell Fire Alarm Take-Up Reel


aw item:  2004.157
manufacturer:  The Gamewell Co, Newton, Mass.
color:  Grey & Black
weight:  4 lbs.

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size:  6"L x 8.6"H x 4.5"W

acquisition date:  1998

status:  Collection

description:  A silver colored base and body support a movie style reel which held paper, that would be stamped with the number of the alarm box that was being called in.

information:  This take-up reel would "take-up" the tape that the fire alarm punch register would put out.  Allowing the central office to see what calls came from where.