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Stanley Model D electric meter, 1898

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Stanley Model D electric meter, 1898

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William Stanley, who started a company in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, developed this meter that was attempted to eliminate friction caused by the jewel bearings. The hollow steel shaft is mounted between two magnets, which are adjusted so that the disk "floats" between the magnets.

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  • Title: Stanley Model D electric meter, 1898
  • Creator: Stanley Instrument Co.
  • Creation Date: 1898
  • Subject Date: circa 1898
  • Media: Metal, glass
  • Local Code: 2004.090.0601
  • Collection: Central Maine Power Co.
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822

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Central Maine Power Company
Electrical apparatus


Stanley, William

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