Taylor Thermometer Case

This case for two medical thermometers is marked “TYCOS PATENTED.” The Taylor Instrument Companies began using the word Tycos in 1908, and gave this case to the Smithsonian in 1923.
Currently not on view
Object Name
thermometer case
date made
before 1923
overall: 5/8 in x 4 3/4 in x 3/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 12.065 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Health & Medicine
Thermometers and Hygrometers
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Thermometers and Hygrometers
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Taylor Instrument Companies

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