Empire Type 12 Water Meter

Description
This is an oscillating piston water meter with frost-proof bottom and serial number 3,424,645. It fit a ⅝” or ¾” pipe, and was made by the National Meter Division of the Pittsburgh Equitable Meter Company, in Brooklyn, N. Y., around 1945.
Ref: Pittsburgh Equitable Meter Company, Empire Type 12 Water Meters (ca. 1945).
date made
ca 1945
maker
Pittsburgh Equitable Meter Company. National Meter Division
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
Physical Description
brass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 3/8 in x 7 1/2 in; 18.7325 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
PH.325834
accession number
245003
catalog number
325834
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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