Boxes, Coin Collecting No. 14


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The Box, Coin-collecting, No. 14 superseded the Box, Coin-collecting, No. 13.  These are of the pre-payment type.  This box introduced a new style plug and socket system for the Mechanism and an internal Bellset.  This arrangement meant that the box was effectively self contained with no need for any external equipment except the telephone instrument.

The Bellset used was dependant on the type of exchange the coin box was connected to.

As a telephone was used there was no use for the receiver or hook switch on the side of the casing.  Some of these early cases were reused and in these cases the hook switch slot was just filled in and can probably still be seen under the paint.

Introduced circa 1932 and originally associated with the Telephone No. 131 on all systems.

Variants:-
Box, Coin-collecting, No. 14 - Used in Public Kiosks in C.B. and Automatic exchange areas.
Box, Coin-collecting, No. 14A - Used in subscriber premises in C.B. and Automatic exchange areas.
Box, Coin-collecting, No. 14B - As No. 14 but complete with glazed front to prevent reject chute blockages. Used until 1935.
Box, Coin-collecting, No. 14C - An alternative to the No. 14D, where burglar alarm contacts are required.
Box, Coin-collecting, No. 14D - Used in Public Kiosks - Pre-decimal coin use.  Superseded by Boxes C. C. No. 14DD.
Box, Coin-collecting, No. 14E - Used in subscriber premises.
Box, Coin-collecting, No. 14DD - Decimal coin use.
Box, Coin-collecting, No. 14G - Complete with glazed front to prevent reject chute blockages.

Boxes Coin Collecting No. 14 Complete
Includes:-
1 x Mechanism No. 14 (Drawing 63906).
1 x Box, Cash No. 8.

Boxes Coin Collecting No. 14B Complete
Includes:-
1 x Mechanism No. 14 (Drawing 63906).
1 x Box, Cash No. 11.
 

Box, Coin-collecting, No. 14D and No. 14DD Complete
Includes:-
1 x Container No. 8A (Drawings 63934/1, 63934/2, 63934/5, 63934/6, 63934/8 & 63934/9).
1 x Mechanism No. 14 for BCC No. 14D or Mechanism No. 14D for BCC No. 14DD (Drawing 63906).
1 x Front No. 5 (Drawing 90384/1 & 90384/2).
1 x Kit No. 174A or 174B (DD - Decimal only).

To be requisitioned as required.:-
4 x Boxes C.C. Parts: Bolts No. 1A for Wallboards D 90650, D 90651, or
4 x Boxes C.C. Parts: Bolts No. 1B for Backboards No. 1, or
4 x Boxes C.C. Parts: Bolts No. 2A for Wallboards D 60577, D 63747, and 48" x 29.75" board.
1 x Lock No. 39.
1 x Adapter No. 2.
1 x Scraper No. 1.

Specification - S259.
 

Box, Coin-collecting, No. 14E Complete
Includes:-
1 x Box, Cash No. 8A Part 1.
1 x Container No. 10A (Drawing 63942).
1 x Mechanism No. 14 (Drawing 63906).
1 x Front No. 5 (Drawing 90384/1 & 90384/2).

To be requisitioned as required.:-
1 x Lock No. 14A.

Specification - S264 (Dated 1957).
 

Boxes Coin Collecting No. 14G Complete
Includes:-
1 x Mech. No. 14 (Drawing 63906).
1 x Container No. 16A (Drawing 90951).
1 x Front No. 8 (Drawing 90508).
1 x Tray No. 2 (Drawing 90534).

To be requisitioned separately as required:-
4 x Boxes C.C. Parts: Bolts No. 1A for Wallboards D 90650, D 90651, or
4 x Boxes C.C. Parts: Bolts No. 1B for Backboards No. 1, or
4 x Boxes C.C. Parts: Bolts No. 2A for Wallboards D 60577, D 63747 and 48" x 29.75".
1 x Lock No. 39.
1 x Adapter No. 2.
1 x Scraper No. 1.

Specification - S448.

Locks
Locks No. 31 or 39 - Engineering cover for all types.
Locks No. 6 - Public type cash compartment.
Locks No. 14A - Renters type cash box.

Denomination Plate
The original denomination plate was produced in Brass and Chromium plated with a Matt finish (1d, 6d and 1s).
Drawing - 63934/8.

On decimalised boxes the denomination plate was plastic based and was called a Kit No. 174A (2p and 10P) or from 1970 onwards a Kit No. 174B (5p and 10P).
Drawing - 93116.

Kit No. 164 component parts (This is an Irish denomination plate)



 


Jubilee Kiosk setup
Used in Automatic, CB and CBS areas

Component parts of a Kiosk back board

 

On CBS systems a Partition D/60967 was fitted in the lefthand Container.
This was used for storing the batteries.  The cover has been removed in the picture.
The coin mechanism looks like a prototype - as there is a magneto generator within the case.

 

BCC No. 14D


BCC No. 14D


BCC No. 14B with Bellset No. 34


BCC No. 14E with Bellset No. 40


BCC No. 14B and 14G

 

 

 
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