Glass hydrometer with mercury ballast and paper label, with inscription that reads “Hydrometer for heavy liquids.” One scale that reads from 0 to 72; another from 1000 to 2000.

Location: Currently not on view

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0085.02Catalog Number: 2006.0085.02Accession Number: 2006.0085

Object Name: hydrometerHydrometer

Physical Description: glass (overall material)mercury (liquid material)wood (case material)Measurements: hydrometer: 35.5 cm x 1.6 cm; 14 in x 5/8 incase: 42.2 cm x 3 cm; 16 5/8 in x 1 3/16 inoverall in case: 16 3/4 in x 1 1/4 in; 42.545 cm x 3.175 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-68a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1336077

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