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Old Metal Outlet Box With BX Cable

A very old style electrical receptacle outlet that could accommodate two types of plugs

A very old metal receptacle box with the receptacle removed. We can see that the existing wiring is BX cable and is clamped tightly into the box. This provides an adequate ground for the new receptacle.

A very old style electrical outlet that can accommodate two styles of plugs that were in use at the time.
Very old electrical receptacle outlet pulled away from wall box