Section of gearing from a totalisator installation. Believed to be part of the first Melbourne totalisator, 1931. The automatic totalisator was invented by George Julius, and the first one was installed at a New Zealand racecourse in 1913.

Physical Description

Mechanical calculating system; consists of a main differential gear box, connected to 3 smaller ones by 3 clutch mechanisms. Small differential gear devices are activated by 16 solenoids separately wired. 3 round dials indicate number of inputs which are combined and displayed in the top centre counter.

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