The firm of Schaeffer & Budenberg, established in Prussia in 1850, made thermometers, pressure gauges, etc. The American Schaeffer & Budenberg firm was formed in 1923. The inscriptions on the metal frame of this instrument read “CRESCENT” and “AMERICAN / S&B / CORP / BROOKLYN / N.Y.” The thermometric scale reads from 170 to 270 degrees F.

Location: Currently not on view

Associated Place: United States: New York, Rochester

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1981.0854.31Accession Number: 1981.0854Catalog Number: 1981.0854.31

Object Name: Thermometer

Measurements: overall:;overall: 13 1/4 in x 2 in x 1 1/2 in; 33.655 cm x 5.08 cm x 3.81 cm


Record Id: nmah_879601

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