Empire Type 14 Water Meter

Description
This is an oscillating piston water meter with bronze case and serial number 7,344,853. 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 1946.
Ref: Pittsburgh Equitable Meter Company, Empire Oscillating Piston Meters Type 14 (1945).
Object Name
water meter
date made
ca 1946
maker
Pittsburgh Equitable Meter Company. National Meter Division
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 in x 7 1/2 in; 17.78 cm x 19.05 cm
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
ID Number
PH*325835
accession number
245003
catalog number
325835
subject
Water
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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