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Object Name Voltmeter
Catalog Number 1992.29.3
Maker Weston Electrical Instrument Co.
Date ca. 1914
Material(s) Wood; brass
Dimensions H-4.5 W-9.5 D-7 inches
Description This is a DC voltmeter made by Weston Electric Instrument Company. A voltmeter is used to measure electrical potential difference between two points in an electric circuit. This unit has a bronze face plate with a 0-150 gauge on one side and 0-300 on the other. The gauge is an hourglass shape. It is cased in a wooden box.
Notes Used at Kieley Electric Co., Harlan, KY, 1930-78, business records in Manuscripts Collection of KHS Archives
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Weston Electrical Instrument Co.
Perry County
Subjects Electricity
Electrical apparatus industry
Electrical apparatus
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS