volt/amp meter

Major collection: Science & Technology
Object type: meter
Maker: Weston Electrical Instrument Company
Measurements: 11 1/2" x 9" x 3 3/4"
Nomenclature: electrical and magnetic tools and equipment - measuring devices
Classification: tools and equipment

No. 203 Pat Nov. 6 1888 This had been used in an Edison direct current substation. Rescued from the scrap pile of Boston Edison by W.B. Elmer in the 1920s.


Related People

Elmer, William Bull
Weston Electrical Instrument Company
Founded in 1888 by Edward Weston. Manufactured electric test equipment and meters. More information and archival materials on this company are available from the Weston Museum at the New Jersey Institute of Technology.