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 displaying an amazing collection of modern and classic
domestic plugs and sockets from all over the world


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BS 1363 plug for use by British Broadcast Corpiration only [no. 7a] (view)
BS 4573 shaver adapter for US straight blade plugs [no. 4] (view)
Classic Bakelite dual socket for polarized parallel blade plugs [no. 4] (view)
General Electric socket for tandem and parallel blade plugs [no. 3] (view)
Hubbell dual socket with earthed and not earthed outlets [no. 14] (view)
 Vitreous socket and switch manufacturer Taylor, Tunnicliff & Co. (view)
New page about plug and sockets safety (view)
New page about stable socket contact and plug pin connection (view)
New page about safety shutters (view)
Australian 'look-alike' socket and plug (for portable phone) [no. 23] (view)

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Disclaimer     This website is a digital museum. Legends to illustrations etc. are not to be regarded as instruction manuals. We refer to documentation that comes with plugs and sockets for information about the proper and safe use of these devices.
If in any doubt, consult a qualified electrician !
While every precaution has been taken in the preparation of this website, the author assumes no responsibility for errors or omissions. Neither is any liability assumed for damages resulting from the use of information contained herein.