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    Posted 6 years ago

    SpiritBear
    (813 items)

    I was told this is a Trimble box for the ignition system of a Model A or Model T.

    Both main faces are flat, one saying "Ford" in script and the other being held down by two nails. Neither open. Box has been jointed and sanded for finishing after it was put together.

    There was a rubber gasket, it looks like, and a red piece of paper in the metal itself, but I've not been able to get anything off (using my fingers) to try and see what it looks like inside/if the paper says anything.

    Anyone know more?

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    Comments

    1. Gillian, 6 years ago
      What is a Trimble box?
    2. SpiritBear, 6 years ago
      You did read my posting, right?
    3. slackjack, 6 years ago
      This is an ignition coil for a model T Ford . One of four required . The box contains a primary and secondary coil and a foil capacitor . Worth little unless the points are replaced and the capacitor , AND you have a Model T Ford .
    4. SpiritBear, 6 years ago
      Interesting. I just thought it was neat, Slack Jack.

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