Worthington Model R Water Meter

Description
This is a disc water meter with split case and serial number 1,798,453 that fit a ⅝” pipe, and that was made at the Worthington Hydraulic Works in Harrison, New Jersey. Worthington began making disc meters in 1903, and merged with the Gamon Meter Company in 1933 to form the Worthington-Gamon Meter Company.
date made
ca 1903-ca 1933
place made
United States: New Jersey, East Newark
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 7 3/8 in x 7 1/2 in; 18.7325 cm x 19.05 cm
ID Number
PH.325897
accession number
245003
catalog number
325897
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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