BS1363 Plugs - Ivory MK Switched

Ivory switched 13A plug by MK. Pictures and text provided by Loz Pavier.


Ivory bakelite MK plug with buil in switch Switched MK BS1363 plug in ivory bakelite A variant on the traditional MK plug, this is a design with an inbuilt on/off switch to the top.

This would have been sold and used during the time when standard 13a socket outlets were not provided with a switch in most houses.


Inside an MK switched 13A plug The design is a three tier system, with the lower and middle parts housing the switching mechanism.

Terminals are the usual ones used by MK to this day.