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Accession number 1995.5
Object ID 1995.5.3
Object Name Meter, Phase
Collection Object/Artifact Collection
Date ca. 1900's
Description Portable Phasemeter, manufactured by Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company, circa 1900's.

Box-shaped oak case with leather handle; stenciled inscriptions on left side in white text on black background "I.M.56" on back in grey paint "IRT"; both back and right side of case with large handwritten "X" in white paint.; four inscribed groups of celluloid contacts on top of case; inscriptions describe electrical information; two of the contacts are painted red. Case front with inscriptions stamped into wood at top; front with opening and circular glass pane over paper indication panel with manufacturer's name and serial number; printed ruled measure with numerical inscriptions in intervals of 20 with a range from 0 to 340; black metal indication needle at center of panel.
Manufacturer Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Maker Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Maker's Role Manufacturer
Place of Origin Pittsburgh, PA
Dimension Details 9 1/2-in. OH x 8 1/4-in. OW x 4 1/2-in. OD
Material Wood/Leather/Glass/Paper
People/Corporations Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company
Subjects Subways--New York (State)--New York
Subways--Electric equipment--New York (State)--New York.
Search Terms Phase Meter
Number of images 2