Mercury immersion thermometer, nitrogen-filled

Made:
1950-1975 in Croydon
maker:
Townson and Mercer Limited

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Mercury immersion thermometer, nitrogen-filled, made by Townson & Mercer Limited, Croydon measuring in the range 50-150 degrees Fahrenheit, mounted in cement filled brass plated metal sleeve, with cardboard case, 1950-1975 (see note)

Details

Category:
Heat
Object Number:
1997-1526
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), cement, glass, mercury, metal (unknown), nitrogen and paper (fibre product)
Measurements:
overall (with thermometer in case): 27 mm x 260 mm x 30 mm, 0.072kg
type:
mercury thermometer
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • container - receptacle
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • thermometer
credit:
British Gas plc