Federal Water Meter

Description
This heavy-duty disc water meter was made by the Federal Meter Corporation in East Orange, N. J. It has oil-enclosed gears, a frost-proof bottom, and serial number 145,138. It fit a ⅝” pipe. Federal Meter, a subsidiary of the A.P. Smith Manufacturing Company, was in business from 1925 to 1945.
date made
ca 1925-ca 1945
maker
Federal Meter Corporation
place made
United States: New Jersey, East Orange
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
cast iron (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 7 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
PH.325839
accession number
245003
catalog number
325839
Credit Line
A.A. Hirsch
subject
Water
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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