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General Electric Type I electric meter, 1913

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General Electric Type I electric meter, 1913

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The first meter to be mass produced, this electric meter has many of the basic features and adjustments still found today.

Once introduced, it quickly became the utility standard meter and was so reliable, many were in use until the 1960s or later.

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  • Title: General Electric Type I electric meter, 1913
  • Creator: General Electric Co.
  • Creation Date: 1913
  • Subject Date: circa 1913
  • Media: Metal, glass
  • Local Code: 2004.090.1283
  • 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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