TICKET PUNCHES http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/ TICKET PUNCHES WILLIAMSON ADVERT http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=28430486 28430486 WILLIAMSON TICKET PUNCH,introduced 1900 The most common of the Williamson ticket punch variants, http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=28430487 28430487 EARLY BUS/TRAM CONDUCTOR this proud looking conductor is sporting a Williamson ticket punch http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=28430488 28430488 THE REAR OF WILLIAMSON MACHINE Many ticket punches were leased to transport undertakings http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=28430489 28430489 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=28430490 28430490 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=28430491 28430491 BARKER Barker later variant as in last picture http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=28430492 28430492 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=28430493 28430493 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=28430494 28430494 LONDON TRANSPORT LondonTransport Bell Punch with E.M.S punch attachment back plate. http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=28430495 28430495 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=28430402 28430402 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=28430496 28430496 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=28430403 28430403 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=28430497 28430497 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=28430498 28430498 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=28430499 28430499 SOUTHEND WILLIAMSON TICKET http://ticketmachines.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=28430500 28430500 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=28430404 28430404 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=28430501 28430501 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=28430502 28430502