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Column Mounted Switch I.D Help


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Default Column Mounted Switch I.D Help

I have come upon a fascinating column mounted electrical switch that I would appreciate some help ID'ing. It appears to be from the 1940's, mounts on the right side of the steering wheel column and has an on / off switch with a rheostat.
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Maybe a control for early variable speed wipers.
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Yes, the light brown reminds me of Nash or Studebaker. Would have to be one of those forward thinking brands.
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Radio control???
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Default Re: Column Mounted Switch I.D Help

I remember a '51 Chevy that had a switch mounted on the right hand side of the steering column that controlled the dash mounted radio. I never saw the inside of the switch so I can not comment on your apparatus.
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The above posters may be right. I have never seen one.

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