Empire Type 9-AX Water Meter

Description
This is an oscillating piston water meter with frost-proof bottom and serial number 2,833,610. The meter fit a ⅝” or ¾” pipe, and was made by the National Meter Company in Brooklyn, N. Y., around 1941. Type-9 designates a shallow base. AX designates a round register.
Object Name
water meter
date made
ca 1941
maker
National Meter Company
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 7 1/4 in; 20.955 cm x 18.415 cm
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
ID Number
PH*325830
accession number
245003
catalog number
325830
subject
Water
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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