Empire Type 9-AAX Water Meter

This is an oscillating piston water meter with frost proof bottom and serial number 845,247. It fit a ⅝” pipe, and was made by the National Meter Company in Brooklyn, N. Y., probably around 1910. Type-9 designates a shallow base. AAX designates a straight-reading register.
Object Name
water meter
date made
ca 1910
National Meter Company
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
A.A. Hirsch

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