Hydrometer

Hydrometer

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Description
Glass hydrometer with mercury ballast, and paper label marked “Per Cent of Proof Spirits at 60F. Made in U.S.A. Weksler, N.Y.C.” and in red ink: “10519.” The scale is from 90 to 110. Etched on the glass “NBS 1940.”
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
hydrometer
maker
Weksler Thermometer Corp.
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 1 in; 30.48 cm x 2.54 cm
overall in box: 2 1/8 in x 13 1/2 in x 2 in; 5.3975 cm x 34.29 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
PH.327006
catalog number
327006
accession number
267815
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