Specific Gravity Bottle


A specific gravity bottle determines the specific gravity of a liquid. In use, it was weighed empty, and then again when filled with the liquid in question. This example is glass, with a ground glass stopper and an etched inscription that reads "51 / 25 / Grammes." It also has a brass weight, and a cylindrical tin container.

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: June W. Leonard

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0691.51Accession Number: 1991.0691Catalog Number: 1991.0691.51

Object Name: Specific Gravity Bottle

Physical Description: glass (overall material)metal, tin (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10.1 cm x 3.8 cm; 4 in x 1 1/2 inoverall: 4 in x 1 5/8 in; 10.16 cm x 4.1275 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-3291-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_332525

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