Thermo-Vane Desk Thermometer

Thermo-Vane Desk Thermometer

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Made by the Schaeffer & Budenberg Mfg. Co. in Brooklyn, and touted as “a thing of beauty,” the Thermo-Vane thermometer was on the market by 1921. There were several models, but in all of them, a flag traveled around the raised dial and pointed to the temperature.
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Schaeffer and Bundenberg Manufacturing Company
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United States: New York, Brooklyn
overall: 1 1/8 in x 5 in x 5 in; 2.8575 cm x 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm
overall: 4 in x 5 in x 5 in; 10.16 cm x 12.7 cm x 12.7 cm
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National Museum of American History
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