Black square plastic box with two plastic and metal circuit connections on one side. Plastic adjustable dial on one side. Top face plate is screwed into box with 6 metal screws. There is a transparent window which reveals measurement scale and measurement apparatus. The measurement scale is paper over top of a glass mirror. One small metal knob on one side. Metal information plate on front plate.
Accession Number: 2011.ph.487
Alternative Name: Ammeter
Primary Materials: Plastic, Metal, Glass
Painted on face – “L”, information plate -“Weston Electrical Instrument Corp., Newark N.J., U.S.A., Model 433 No. 11208, Adjust for Zero”, scatched into face “894”
Dimensions (cm): 9x16x14 cm
Function: Measuring electrical current.
Good. Some corrosion on knobs and circuit connectors. Some scratches and wear on plastic.
Associated Instruments: None
Weston Electrical Instrument Corp., Newark N.J., U.S.A
Date of Manufacture: c. 1960s
University of Toronto Department of Physics
Additional Information and References:
- Donated to UTSIC