Aluminium identification disc for power pole. These discs can be used to identify timber species, pole length and year of supply.

In the early days of electrification, power supply and distribution was provided by private firms. Melbourne Electric Supply Co. was established in 1899, initially as the Electric Lighting and Traction Co. of Australia Limited. By 1928 MES was "the largest electricity supply undertaking in Australia in private ownership." It was purchased by State Electricity Commission in 1930.

Physical Description

Aluminium disc stamped with letters and numbers.

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