Gilt customs and excise standard no 1 (Sikes) hydr

Made:
1870-1930
maker:
James Joseph Hicks

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Gilt customs and excise standard no 1 (Sikes) hydrometer by J J Hicks. In mahogany box. Box contains mercury-in-glass thermometer with boxwood scale, made by Dring and Fage. Range 0 - 10.

Details

Category:
Experimental Chemistry
Object Number:
2005-485
Materials:
box (wood), glass, mahogany (wood) and mercury
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

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