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Henry Heil (1854-1919) was born in Germany, moved to the United States in 1872, graduated from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy, and established the Henry Heil Chemical Co. in 1882. Heil Scientific, as the firm was later known, donated this sieve to the Smithsonian in 1959. It has a wooden frame, and brass wire mesh.
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United States: New Jersey
overall: 6 cm x 17.4 cm; 2 3/8 in x 6 7/8 in
overall: 2 1/2 in x 7 in; 6.35 cm x 17.78 cm
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