TICKET PUNCHES http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/ TICKET PUNCHES WILLIAMSON ADVERT http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27527139 27527139 WILLIAMSON TICKET PUNCH,introduced 1900 The most common of the Williamson ticket punch variants, http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27527113 27527113 EARLY BUS/TRAM CONDUCTOR this proud looking conductor is sporting a Williamson ticket punch http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27527140 27527140 THE REAR OF WILLIAMSON MACHINE Many ticket punches were leased to transport undertakings http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27527114 27527114 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=27527141 27527141 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=27527142 27527142 BARKER Barker later variant as in last picture http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27527143 27527143 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=27527115 27527115 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=27527144 27527144 LONDON TRANSPORT LondonTransport Bell Punch with E.M.S punch attachment back plate. http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27527145 27527145 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=27527146 27527146 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=27527147 27527147 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=27527148 27527148 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=27527149 27527149 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=27527150 27527150 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=27527116 27527116 SOUTHEND WILLIAMSON TICKET http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=27527151 27527151 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=27527152 27527152 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=27527117 27527117 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=27527153 27527153