1920's Brass Otis Elevator Dead Man's Control Panel

SKU:
EOTIS
$1,559.99
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Description

This antique Otis elevator dead man's control was used in the 1920's to elevate or lower the elevator. It is solid brass, showing the manufacturer's logo upon the crank housing. To operate, the crank must be held in place to engage the lift. It is referred to as a "Dead man" control due to the need for the operator to be attentive and in full control to maintain elevator position! This piece was salvaged from the Public Service Building of Nashville, Tennessee, est (1929). Weight: 25 lbs. Measurements: 22.25(L) x 10(W) x 6(H)

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Type:
Vintage