Draka 600 megohm grade cable guaranteed equal in all respects

Maker and role
Holland Insulated Wire and Cable Works, Manufacturer
Production date
Circa 1910

Object detail

Accession number
Electrician's quality guarantee card. Electrician's label guaranteeing the cable used and the quality of the work. The card guarantees the standard and quality of the insulated cable used. This card is intended to be fixed to the fuse box or junction box with a lead seal by the electrician on the completion of his work. The manufacturer's trade name is DRAKA and this card has 3 circles on it. Within these circles is a dragon. These pictures are black and white. The registered design depicts the dragon with a coiled wire cable. The exposed wires of the coiled cable are positioned in front of the Dragon's open jaws. Sparks are emanating from the wire, electrifying the dragon. Attached to the dragon's front claw is a card with the word "Draka". The maker's name is Holland Insulated Wire and Cable Works, Amsterdam (Holland). In red, on the bottom of the label, it reads: "Please see that this label and seal are intact". Located on the top of the card, in the centre, is an eyelet made of metal.
Signature/Marks and Type
15 Aug 1928 Stamped
Physical description
1 leaf ; 16.5 x 9 cm
Record level
Credit line
Holland Insulated Wire and Cable Works. Circa 1910. Draka 600 megohm grade cable guaranteed equal in all respects, 2003.672. Walsh Memorial Library, The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).


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