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Object ID XX.2009.725
Object Name Counter
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date ca. 1930s
Description Counter assembly, likely removed from bus or trolley turnstile known as the Perey Superstile. Rectangular, unfinished cast iron chassis with three slits that reveal three five digit numerical counters; axels from each counter are protruding from the right side of the chassis. Cast inscription below the top counter reads: THREE CENTS. Cast inscription above the middle counter reads: TRANSFERS. Cast inscription above the bottom counter reads: FIVE CENTS.
Manufacturer Perey Manufacturing Company
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Dimension Details 5 1/4-in. OH x 5 7/8-in. OW x 2 1/4-in. OD
Material Metal/Cast iron/Bakelite
People/Corporations Brooklyn Manhattan Transit Company
Perey Manufacturing Company
Subjects Counters
Counting
Farebox
Fares
Turnstiles
Buses
Search Terms Fare Collection
Farebox
Turnstile
Operating Agency Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit (BMT)
Number of images 1