King Model A Water Meter

Description
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.
date made
ca 1905-ca 1935
maker
Union Water Meter Company
place made
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
rubber (part material)
Measurements
overall: 6 7/8 in x 7 1/2 in; 17.4625 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
PH.325854
accession number
245003
catalog number
325854
Credit Line
A.A. Hirsch
subject
Water
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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