Sikes' Hydrometer, English, 1903-1938

Made:
1903-1938 in London
maker:
Dring and Fage

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Sikes-type hydrometer 'for strong spirits', by Dring & Fage Ltd., London, England, 1903-1938. Used by HM Customs & Excise.

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Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
2005-480
Materials:
brass (copper, zinc alloy), glass, ivory, mahogany, mercury, steel and velvet
Measurements:
Closed box: 60 mm x 208 mm x 100 mm, .53 kg
Open box: 50 mm x 208 mm x 200 mm, .53 kg
type:
hydrometer
taxonomy:
  • measuring devices
  • measuring devices
  • densimeters
  • tools and equipment
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • densimeter
  • furnishing and equipment
  • measuring device - instrument
  • densimeter
  • hydrometer
  • alcoholometer
credit:
Laboratory of the Government Chemist

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