Token gas meter

Category Gas meters

Subcategory Token

Year of manufacture/creation 1916

Manufacturer/author Max Bessin & Co.

Place of manufacture/creation Berlin, Germany

Size Height: 38 cm
Width: 34.5 cm
Length: 22 cm
Weight: 7.70 kg

Material stainless steel, glass, goatskin

Museum/Storage location Gasworks Museum in Paczków

Date of admission to the museum 1992

Rights to the exhibit Gasworks Museum in Paczków

Rights to digital images public domain


Exhibit description

This gas meter activated the gas to flow on the insertion of special tokens. The device was manufactured in 1916 by MAX BESSIN from Berlin.

The gas meter was manufactured using innovative materials, such as steel and non-ferrous metals, while its bellows are made of leather.

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