TICKET PUNCHES http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/ TICKET PUNCHES WILLIAMSON ADVERT http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319417 27319417 WILLIAMSON TICKET PUNCH,introduced 1900 The most common of the Williamson ticket punch variants, http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319418 27319418 EARLY BUS/TRAM CONDUCTOR this proud looking conductor is sporting a Williamson ticket punch http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319431 27319431 THE REAR OF WILLIAMSON MACHINE Many ticket punches were leased to transport undertakings http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319432 27319432 BARKERS TICKET PUNCH The barker punch had different variants,and this example is a early machine from Portsmouth tramways http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319433 27319433 BARKER TICKET PUNCH This is a later smaller version of the punch made from a lighter metal http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319419 27319419 BARKER Barker later variant as in last picture http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319434 27319434 BLACKPOOL BARKER "C" TICKET PUNCH Barker also manufactured the c type ticket punches which had there operators name on the front http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319435 27319435 BLACKPOOL BARKER "C" TICKET PUNCH Many tramway undertakings had there name engraved on the front of there punches http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319436 27319436 LONDON TRANSPORT LondonTransport Bell Punch with E.M.S punch attachment back plate. http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319420 27319420 L..C.C.T /L.T.P.B A TYPE PUNCH introduced 1919 Over 8000 were built at the L.C.C T ticket machine works,Brixton. designed by George Gibson (designer of the later Gibson A14 machine) http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319437 27319437 A TYPE PUNCH The early machines had L.C.C.T stamped on them and the later machines stamped with London Transport http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319438 27319438 HOW TO OPEN A BELL PUNCH MACHINE YOU WILL NEED A NAIL ETC,MOVE THE CATCH TO THE LEFT HAND SIDE,EXPOSE THE HOLE AS IN PICTURE,THEN MOVE HOLE TO LEFT HAND SIDE WITH NAIL AND THEN PRESS DOWN AND SLIDE OFF AT THE SAME TIME. http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319439 27319439 THE MACHINE IS NOW OPENED THESE MACHINES WERE OPENED EVERY DAY TO COUNT THE TICKET PIECES CREATED BY THE PUNCH,THE STAFF WHO DID THIS JOB WERE CALLED "CONFETTI COUNTERS" http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319421 27319421 HOW TO OPEN A WILLIAMSON MACHINE This picture shows the side door opened to take out the days confetti ,To open side door place a small screwdriver etc in to the slot on the side door ,and push down and pull out at the same time. http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319440 27319440 DAYS GONE BY SOUTHEND ON SEA The Williamson ticket punch can just be made out in this fine painting. http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319441 27319441 SOUTHEND WILLIAMSON TICKET http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319442 27319442 RECONDITIONING LATE 40s/EARLY 50s Williamson had a reconditioning programme,and if you open the door of your machine ,you should see the date it was reconned and who done the work,normally written in pencil you may have to angle Your machine to see this http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319422 27319422 Do not try to open your machine like this unless you are experienced as you will have problems reassembling the punch, http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319443 27319443 TICKET PUNCH & REGISTER CO LTD These machines were not a great sucess but looked the part.The Ticket Punch & register Co laterly produced tickets & ticket machinery for the amusment industry and ceased trading in 1982. http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27319444 27319444