Empire Type 9-AX Water Meter

This is an oscillating piston water meter with frost-proof bottom and serial number 2,034,810. The meter fit a ⅝” or ¾” pipe, and was made by the National Meter Company in Brooklyn, N. Y. Type-9 designates a shallow base. AX designates a round register.
Object Name
water meter
date made
ca 1900-ca 1941
National Meter Company
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
overall: 8 1/4 in x 1/4 in; 20.955 cm x .635 cm
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
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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