Tagliabue Thermometer

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This simple mercury-in-glass thermometer has a brass scale housed in a maple case suitable for hanging on the wall. The scale is graduated in degrees from -40 to +150. and is marked "C.J. Tagliabue Mfg. Co. Bklyn. N.Y. Made in U.S.A."
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date made
after 1885
C. J. Tagliabue Manufacturing Company
place made
United States: New York, Brooklyn
overall: 10 3/8 in x 1 1/4 in x 7/8 in; 26.3525 cm x 3.175 cm x 2.2225 cm
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Thermometers and Hygrometers
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National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center


"From 1943-1945, I worked for the CJ Tagliabue Manufacuring Company in their plant at Myrtle and Nostrand Avenues in Brooklyn. Our EP (Electrical Pyrometers) Department designed instruments using thermocouples for measuring and controlling temperature - a big development from Tag's thermometer days."

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