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

Code: 0t60dat00007pnh


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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.