Badger Multijet Water Meter

Description
This is a rotary multijet water meter made by the Badger Meter Manufacturing Company in Milwaukee, Wisc. It fits a 1” pipe, and has a capacity of 30 gallons per minute. Its split case was designed for use in areas where water did not normally freeze. The serial number (1,209,826) dates from the mid-1930s. Badger trade literature for this meter noted that “Simplicity of Design Assures Long Life of Operation.”
Ref: Badger Meter Manufacturing Company, Badger Water Meters. Rotary Type Multi-Jet.
Object Name
water meter
date made
mid-1930s
maker
Badger Meter Manufacturing Company
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 10 1/2 in; 26.67 cm
place made
United States: Wisconsin, Milwaukee
ID Number
PH*325813
accession number
245003
catalog number
325813
subject
Water
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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