Set of Sikes' Standard Hydrometers, 1940-1950

Made:
1940-1950 in London
maker:
Dring and Fage

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Set of ten gilt Sikes-type standard hydrometers, in a fabric lined mahogany case by Dring & Fage, ranges 0-10, 10-20, 20-30, 30-40, 40-50, 50-60, 60-70, 70-80, 80-90, 90-100. Hydrometer Index Nos 117-116. 1940-1950. [(incomplete - lid missing),See note below.(AW)]

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
1995-18
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), felt, gilt and mahogany (wood)
type:
hydrometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • densimeter
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • densimeter
  • hydrometer
  • alcoholometer
credit:
Laboratory of the Government Chemist (Mi