Transformers
Gilbert Transformers #1 through #5B are on this page
                               #6 through #18B are on
page 2
                               #19B through #22090 are on
page 3

Unless otherwise specified, the large pictures on this page are of Transformers in the collection of The Upstairs Train.

#1 25-watt Transformer made in 1949 thru 1952.
(Photo courtesy of
Marcia Reynolds.)
Its box was plain.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)
#1 35-watt Transformer made in 1956.
(Photo courtesy of
Bev and Sid Zehner.)

#1A 40-watt Transformer made in 1957.
(Pictures above and below courtesy of Tom Iafrate.)
#1-1/2 45-watt Transformer made in 1953.
(Pictures courtesy of
Jacque Marsh.)

#1-1/2 50-watt Transformer made in 1954 & 1955.
(Pictures above and below courtesy of
G. Elliott.)
And here's the box it came in.
(Picture courtesy of
G. Elliott.)

#1-1/2B 50-watt Transformer made in 1956.
(Pictures above and below courtesy of
G. Elliott.)

#2 75-watt Transformer made in 1947 thru 1953.
(Pictures above and below from the collection of The Upstairs Train.)
#2B 75-watt Transformer made in 1947 & 1948.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)


#3 50-watt Transformer made in 1941.

#4B 100-watt Transformer with gray sheet metal case made in 1949 thru 1953.
(Pictures above and below courtesy of
G. Elliott.)
#4B 100-watt Transformer with black sheet metal case made in 1949 thru 1953.
(Pictures above and below courtesy of
Phil Opielowski.)

#4B 100-watt Transformer with plastic case made in 1954 thru 1957.
(Pictures above and below from the collection of The Upstairs Train.)
#5 50-watt Transformer made in 1946.
(Photo courtesy of an anonymous donor.)


#5A 50-watt 25 cycle Transformer made in 1946.


#5B 50-watt Transformer made in 1946.

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