Worthington-Gamon Water Meter

Description
This is a disc water meter, serial number 3,786,593, made by the Worthington-Gamon Meter Company in Newark, N. J. It has been cut away to show the operating parts. It was made after 1941 when the firm boasted that 3,650,000 of its meters were then serving thousands of communities.
Ref: Worthington-Gamon ad in Journal of the American Water Works Association 33 (Nov. 1941), ad section, p. 5.
date made
early 1940s
maker
Worthington-Gamon Meter Company
place made
United States: New Jersey, Newark
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
ID Number
PH.315360
accession number
219306
catalog number
315360
subject
Water
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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