Controlled Cast Iron Alarm Box


aw item number:  2007.030
manufacturer:  Controlled Co. ADT Co.
model:  534
patent date:  March 31, 1908

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size:  6"L x 9"H x 5"D

color: Red & white composition:  Cast iron w/ glass
acquisition date:  4/2/2007

status:  Collection

description:  This Alarm Box contains a telegraph, which, when activated, would send a signal to the fire station.  The signal would include a number specific the this alarms location.

information:  This early oval shaped Alarm Box had many differences from the standard boxes, mainly its small oval shape.  The standard box was larger and of box shape.