Volt Ammeter [Roller Smith]

Roller Smith Company, Manufacturer

Circa 1910
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Maker and Role
Roller Smith Company, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1910
Description
A Volt Ammeter for measuring either voltage or amperage in AC. 3- 60 amps, 6-240v. Contained within a wooden box with a half hinged lid on top, opening from the side. There is a single leather strap on right hand side. At the from there are five alternating brown bakelite knobs, two have lost their bakelite covers. Next to each knob is a small brass coloured plaque with their measurement number on them, ranging from 6-240. The rear of the box has four protruding screws with circular nuts attached. Two of the screws are larger than the other two. Inside the unit is a glass window displaying the volt ammeter scale in white with black text and a single metal needle.
Media/Materials
Organic/Vegetal/Wood
Processed Material/Glass
Processed Material/Leather
Signature/Marks and Type
Alternating current Volt-Ammeter 50 cycles/ Not operative on direct current Printed
Made by the / Roller-Smith Co./ Bethlehem PA./ No.104835 Maker's Mark
Accession No
1979.90.1
Credit Line
Roller Smith Company. Circa 1910. Volt Ammeter [Roller Smith], 1979.90.1. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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