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Old 03-30-2013, 12:05 AM   #1
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Here is a selection of photos showing Smith & Stone switches through the years. The first set of pictures are of the 1950's click/snap toggle switch.

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1960's silent toggle. The body is of a red colour bakelite.

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Here is a few variations through the 70's, starting with the earliest.

Mid 70's, Thin toggle.


Mid-Late 70's,

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1970's Rocker,

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1980's,

They used the same switch body for all configurations. You can see the vacant cavities where the screw terminals would be if it were to be a 3-way or a 4-way.

Notice the long, 1" strip gauge length,

The longer than typical strip gauge allowed the electrician to insert the first bit of copper into the hole and then wrap the wire around the screw terminal....eliminating the need of needle nose pliers.

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Man my Friday nights ain't what they used to be.
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Installed view in a 1980's basement,

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Funny, I kinda thought of you when I read ' 70s Rocker '
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70's and 80's spec. grade.


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1980's decora,

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Funny, I kinda thought of you when I read ' 70s Rocker '
Late 70s early 80s.
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Early 90's, notice the round plaster ears compared to the square ones of the 80's.

The nineties finally adopted the push lock feature !

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What a pathetic loser.

What kind of guy is on here on a Friday night.
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1970's Rocker,

Another 1970s Rocker.
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What kind of guy is on here on a Friday night.
The guy that has to work Saturday.
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I love collecting wiring devices. Smith and Stone and Hubbell are two of my favorite makers of receptacles. [Here](https://imgur.com/gallery/bedpUtX) is one of each kind of S&S devices that I have in my collection. The dates I have added are roughly based on the ages of buildings where I have seen these devices installed.
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I bet those old devices in post#1 are even older now
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Another 1970s Rocker.
Heard yesterday ozzy has parkinsons
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And I heard Mikey is getting senile . My wife told me so.
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