Mid - 19th Century Thermometer from Peterboro, NH
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Mid - 19th Century Thermometer from Peterboro, NH

Code: 0t60dat00007pnh


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Product Description

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We will be OUT OF THE OFFICE from February 10 through February 23 2020.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifacts of interest here, but please be advised that we are OUT OF THE OFFICE from Monday February 10th through Sunday February 23rd, and we will be UNABLE TO SHIP during that period. During this time we will be traveling to, and displaying at, the 2020 SHOW OF SHOWS. We will be returning to the office on Monday 24 February and will RESUME SHIPPING at that time.
Thank you, Ron & Kana

ARTIFACT: This is a mid-19th Century thermometer from Peterboro, New Hampshire. This was around the time when mercury was still used in thermometers. The thermometer seems to be fairly accurate, with temperature threshold marks.

VINTAGE: Mid 19th Century

SIZE: About 13-1/4" x 1-3/8" x 7/8

MATERIALS / CONSTRUCTION: Wood, brass, glass, mercury

ATTACHMENT: None

MARKINGS: "A.J. DODGE. PETERBORO N.H. BLOOD HEAT. SUMR HEAT. TEMPERATE. FREEZING."

ITEM NOTES: This is from a Household Objects collection which we will be listing more of over the next few months. VAJJX8/97 CON-RLB-17 LCEJX4/17

CONDITION: 8+ (Excellent): There is some patina on the brass, and the wood has some gashes on the reverse.

GUARANTEE: As with all my artifacts, this piece is guaranteed to be original, as described.