Taylor Aneroid Barometer

Taylor Aneroid Barometer

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The face of this instrument is marked “COMPENSATED FOR TEMPERATURE” and “Taylor Instrument Companies / ROCHESTER, N.Y.-U.S.A. / E.D. No. 4380.” One scale around the circumference extends from -200 to +1800 meters; another extends from -1000 feet to +6000 feet; and a third extends from 24 to 31 inches of mercury. There is a brown leather case. The Taylor Instrument Companies began operating, as such, in 1904. This barometer came to the Smithsonian in 1972.
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Object Name
barometer, aneroid
date made
Taylor Instrument Co.
place made
United States: New York, Rochester
overall: 3 1/2 in; 8.89 cm
overall in case: 1 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 4 in; 4.445 cm x 8.89 cm x 10.16 cm
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Credit Line
University of Missouri-Columbia
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