Gas Meter

Description:

The tag on the front of this residential gas meter identifies the maker, the American Meter Co. The “PAT'D 1621986” inscription on the tube at one side refers to a patent describing a method of attaching the meter to a wall.

Ref: William H. Kaiser, “Meter Connection,” U.S. Patent 1,621,986 (March 22, 1927), assigned to American Meter Co.

Maker: American Meter Company

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1979.0768.22Catalog Number: 1979.0768.22Accession Number: 1979.0768Patent Number: 1621986Serial Number: 40 3674486

Object Name: Gas Meter

Measurements: tag: 42 mm x 67 mm; 1 5/8 in x 2 5/8 inregister: 51 mm x 83 mm; 2 in x 3 1/4 inoverall: 41.5 cm x 31.5 cm x 23.5 cm; 16 5/16 in x 12 3/8 in x 9 1/4 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-ec42-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_97

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