Weston Direct-Reading Ammeter

Image: Weston Direct-Reading Ammeter

Detailed Description

Model #6367, believed to be manufactured December 15, 1898 by the Weston Electrical Instrument Company, Newark, New Jersey. Edward Weston introduced this type of meter in 1889 and was a serious competitor of Thomas Edison in the development of electricity. This ammeter was the first pivoted moving coil meter as well as the first thoroughly reliable direct-reading meter. Object ID: USGS-000253


Image Dimensions: 1155 x 762

Location Taken: US