Badger A-SOT Water Meter

Description
This is a disc water meter made by the Badger Meter Manufacturing Company in Milwaukee, Wisc. It has a frost-proof bottom, fits a ⅝” pipe, and has a capacity of 26 gallons per minute. The gear train operated in oil (SOT stood for sealed oil train). The serial number (2,342,998) dates from 1943. Due to wartime materials restrictions, the body is made of cast iron.
Object Name
water meter
date made
ca 1943
maker
Badger Meter Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
cast iron (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 3/4 in x 9 7/8 in; 19.685 cm x 25.0825 cm
place made
United States: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
ID Number
PH*325802
accession number
245003
catalog number
325802
subject
Water
World War II
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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