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Wooden box with six glass hydrometers, three with mercury ballast and three with shot ballast. All have paper labels. One reads "spec. Gew." One reads "specif. Gewicht." One reads "specif Gew." One reads "Be" "Sp. G." with Baume and specific gravity scales. One reads "Normal araometer" and "Sp. Gew." And one reads "Spec. Gew." t = 15 degrees C.
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overall: 1 1/2 in x 9 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 3.81 cm x 24.13 cm x 16.51 cm
overall in case: 1 3/4 in x 9 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 24.13 cm x 16.51 cm
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