Hydrometer

Hydrometer

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Description
Glass hydrometer with ballast, and paper label marked “MADE IN U.S.A. PERCENTAGE OF PROOF SPIRITS AT 60° F. KIMBLE GLASS COMPANY.” Another paper label is marked “U.S. BUREAU OF INTERNAL REVENUE / STANDARD HYDROMETER” and “SERIES OF 1945.” Evan Kimble established the Kimble Glass Co., in Chicago, in 1902, and later relocated to Vineland, N.J.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Hydrometer
maker
Kimble Glass Company
Physical Description
lead (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 30.4 cm x 2.5 cm; 11 15/16 in x in
overall in box: 1 3/8 in x 12 3/4 in x 1 1/2 in; 3.4925 cm x 32.385 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
1996.0015.03
accession number
1996.0015
catalog number
1996.0015.03
Credit Line
U.S. Department of the Treasury, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, Reference Library
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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