Whether acquired for yourself or a special recipient, the Model OB-SH Antique Electric Meter Lamp will instantly
become the center of attention wherever it is displayed. Brightly-polished, working meter components encased within
the wing nut-affixed, crystal clear meter cover glass lend a distinctive olden-days aura to this special restoration. It will
be admired and appreciated by all.
A three-way socket affords a selection of three lighting levels (with three corresponding meter recording speeds),
making the Model OB-SH suitable for most general-purpose lighting applications.
features: ( x -
( c - denotes features common to all OB-series restorations)
x - Solid brass, three-way socket provides three different corresponding meter recording speeds.
x - Homespun, styrene-backed linen shade with dark brown trim enables Lamp to fit in well in
x - Can also be operated by means of a second, line cord on/off switch.
c - Jeweled mechanical meter movement for long operating life.
c - Optical-polishing of meter cover glass removes decades of accumulated
scratches, haze, and embedded mineral stains, providing exceptional
clarity for viewing the internal meter recording mechanism.
Included are three copper-wire, pressed lead wing nut
just like the power company originally
installed to thwart tampering. Pressed-lead seals are coated in clear metal lacquer to prevent oxidation.
c - Precision-cut, hand-finished, solid walnut woodwork.
c - Wedge-mounted interior brass plate is informatively engraved "Residential Electric Meter, Circa 1920".
c - Shown here with a second, optional brass plate affixed to the front of the lamp base........
The meter manufacturer's original data plate, displaying
individually stamped meter serial number, is
clearly visible through the front meter glass.
c - Each lamp is individually signed beneath the base by the assembling skilled craftsman.
c - No two meters are exactly alike.
c - Proudly restored and assembled in the U.S.A.
c - Partly degaussed meter brake magnet provides additional meter animation.
c - Safe for use around computers and magnetic storage media.
c - Information packet included.
c - Full product warranty covers both buyer and recipient.
The model OB-SH Antique Electric Meter Lamp is a museum-piece-quality classic electrical instrument, and a
true surviving relic of the electrical industry's early, formative years.
- Instrument: Westinghouse Electric Mfg. type OB watt hour meter, patented 1911-1919
- Overall height: 24 in. (61 cm)
- Base diameter: 9-1/2 in. (24.13 cm.)
- Net weight: approx. 10 lbs. (4.54kg)
- Shipping weight: 21 lbs. (30 lbs. UPS oversize parcel rates apply) (49 lbs. dimensional weight applies for UPS air)
- Energy requirements: 115V, 50/60 HZ AC
- Energy consumption: Bulb - Variable (3-way). Meter - 1-1/2 watts
- Pat. No. Des. 252,831
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