Laboratory Torch


This gas torch probably belonged to the American electrical engineer, William J. Hammer (1858-1934). The “D.R.G.M. / N. 85828” inscription suggests that it was made in Germany.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of International Business Machines Corporation

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CH.320561Catalog Number: 320561Accession Number: 241402

Object Name: Laboratory Torch

Measurements: stand: 3 1/2 in; x 8.89 cmoverall: 5 in x 1 in; 12.7 cm x 2.54 cmoverall: 5 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 13.97 cm x 13.335 cm x 9.525 cm


Record Id: nmah_2409

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