California Water Meter

Description
This is an oscillating piston water meter with serial number 21,438. It fit a ⅝” pipe. It has a split bronze case with shear pin bolts that slip under high pressure. It was probably made by the California Meter Company in Los Angeles, perhaps in the late 1920s.
Object Name
water meter
California water meter
date made
ca 1920s
Physical Description
bronze (overall material)
ID Number
PH*325822
accession number
245003
catalog number
325822
subject
Water
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Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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