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

Code: 0t60dat00007pnh


SOLD!!! No Longer Available!

Product Description

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OUT OF OFFICE: September 15 through September 22 2019.

Thank you for visiting. We hope you will find some vintage artifact of interest here, but please be advised that we are currently out of the office, at the legendary MAX Show (Last one in Pittsburgh!) returning on Monday September 23rd, and we will not be able to ship until then. Feel free to place an order, or email us to place an artifact ON HOLD, but, again, we will not be able to ship until 9/23/19.
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.