Slot Meter [Venner]

Venner Time Switches Limited, Manufacturer


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Maker and Role
Venner Time Switches Limited, Manufacturer
Description
A Venner type FRM 1/D slot meter with a glass window and dial to turn the coin. 230 v, 20 amps. Made of black cast iron with four glass windows on the front face. The top window is small and rectangular, displaying weeks, the second is a circular window displaying revs per hour, the third is a larger rectangular window displaying coins inserted and the fourth is the largest and displays kilowatt hours. There is a square metal handle on the top end. Box hinges down the middle.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Processed Material/Glass
Signature/Marks and Type
Turn Knob to Extreme Left,/ Insert Shilling, then/ turn knob to extreme right./ New Zealand Agents/ JAS J.NIVEN & CO. LTD./ Auckland Wellington Christchurch Dunedin Etc. Label
Venner/ fixed & running charge P.P. Meter 1 coin/ 20 AMPS ~ 50/ 230 Volts Type F.R.M/ Revs per Kwh./ 240 Venner time switches Ltd/ England/ Meter No./ 373429 Label
Turn Knob to Extreme Left,/ Insert Shilling, then/ turn knob to extreme right./ New Zealand Agents/ JAS J.NIVEN & CO. LTD./ Auckland Wellington Christchurch Dunedin Etc. Label
Venner/ fixed & running charge P.P. Meter 1 coin/ 20 AMPS ~ 50/ 230 Volts Type F.R.M/ Revs per Kwh./ 240 Venner time switches Ltd/ England/ Meter No./ 373429 Label
Accession No
1982.615.4
Credit Line
Venner Time Switches Limited. Slot Meter [Venner], 1982.615.4. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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