Empire Type 16 Water Meter

Description
This is an oscillating piston water meter with split case, serial number 7,555,727. It fit a 1½” pipe, and was made by the Pittsburgh Equitable Meter Division of the Rockwell Manufacturing Company, in the late 1940s.
Ref: Rockwell Manufacturing Company, Empire Type 16 Large Capacity Water Meters (1947).
Object Name
water meter
date made
late 1940s
maker
Rockwell Manufacturing Company
Measurements
overall: 10 5/8 in x 12 in; 26.9875 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
PH*325837
accession number
245003
catalog number
325837
subject
Water
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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