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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 1:26 pm 
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Hi i pulled this off a 1920's Mansion in Baltimore, Maryland (USA) Trying to identify the manufacture and or model number. (i now realize i should have grabbed the panel as well but im currently the Project manager there so i can always go back :P) anywho.... any info would be helpful. and yes i did search and registered just to ask :D thanks for your time.


sorry the pics were taken with an old webcam (was lazy ill take better ones if you need)


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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:48 pm 
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sorry that is a Federal of some sort I did not see the logo on top.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:05 pm 
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jacob585 wrote: *
That's no Federal, but it could be a HOR, Hedberg of some sort, or a B&M.
There's literally a Federal logo on the top.

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PostPosted: Sat Apr 21, 2018 8:21 pm 
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It's one of the blast proof Federal indoor warning sirens. Basically it is a Model A or D with a different cover on it. The US Navy in particular liked them for use in ships. I saw one of these in the USS Alabama many years ago when I went there. Almost wonder why it would be in a mansion. Fire alarm perhaps? anyways, nice save!

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That is an early version fo the Federal AX/GX siren line.

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Could it possibly be a model 66?


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ITSNOAH360 wrote: *
Could it possibly be a model 66?
Nope. The ports are way too small to be a 66. They are much bigger, sharing them with the Model 28. The 66 would also (most likely) have a chrome bullet-shaped cover on the back as well. I believe the AX uses the same rotor as the Model A

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Could be a Model 28.


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This looks to be quite similar to a Federal Signal Model AX, simply an omnidirectional explosion proof version of a Model A. It might be a much earlier version of the siren judging by the logo, but the chopper assembly matches up with the modern AX almost identically. The motor end is the only thing that looks a bit different.

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