King Model A Water Meter

This is a disc water meter with split case that fit a a ⅝” pipe, and that was made by the Union Water Meter Company of Worcester, Massachusetts. The serial number has been obliterated. The firm was founded in 1868, introduced the King meter in 1905. and folded in the mid-1930s.
Object Name
water meter
date made
ca 1905-ca 1935
Union Water Meter Company
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
rubber (part material)
overall: 6 7/8 in x 7 1/2 in; 17.4625 cm x 19.05 cm
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Water Meters
Measuring & Mapping
Natural Resources
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Medicine and Science: Physical Sciences
Water Meters
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
A.A. Hirsch

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