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Traeger Pedal generator used by the Flying Doctor Service
Made c 1930-1940
Pedal Generator set designed to run the pedal wireless as used by the Flying Doctor Service. Made in Australia, c 1930-1940. The object consists of a coil generator, the rotor of which is turned by pedals on a horizontal shaft through a gearbox.