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Weston Electrical voltmeter model 45

Major collection: Science & Technology
Object type: voltmeter
Maker: Weston Electrical Instrument Company
Place made: United States, New Jersey, Newark
Date made: pat. 1901
Materials: wood; metal
Measurements: 7.75" x 8" x 4.5"

Wood box is marked with metal label "Engineering Projects Lab // MIT // 1027", painted "V // D.C.", engraved "Heat Mes Lab MIT", paper label "Weston Voltmeter Model 45". Top hinged lid flips down to reveal face of meter, marked "Voltmeter Model 45 No. 3268." Metal plaque inside lid repeats this information plus patent dates.


2008.022.013

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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.
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