1940s Wire Spool Wheel Reel by General Machine Industrial 183570

$200.00 USD (cash only)

This item can be picked up in Ruch, OR 97530. Curbside delivery available to some locations within Jackson/Josephine county, Oregon (Jacksonville/Applegate/Medford/Grants Pass/Talent/Phoenix/Ashland).

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Vintage wire drop spool wheel reel (#183570) by General Machine Industrial of Trevose, PA..

Manufactured in the USA for Bell Systems in the 1940s. Its main purpose is dispensing wire to a telephone lineman.

Its in perfect condition.

This tubular reel provides an easy way to store and unreel drop wire, coaxial or other small diameter cables.

Dimensions:
27" tall
the spool is 25" across by 6" wide
The legs are 9" apart
It weighs 32 pounds

Features a removable outer flange that adjusts to two different widths: 4.25 inches and 5.00 inches.

The inner flange is permanently mounted and features an adjustable brake to control the payout speed.

It has a built in handle that makes taking up wire a snap.

Typical capacity for storage: It can hold 1000 feet of PE-7 .160 x .295 standard drop wire, 1250 feet of .140 x .275 drop wire, or 1500 feet of .130 x .220 drop wire.