This beautiful hydrometer is especially made by Sikes, for science in the United Kingdom.
The box is not fully complete. The three smallest weights are missing. The weights are all marked with the creator's initial: "JL".
With two thermometer scale distributions to measure the temperature.
On the calibration the address is also readable: "J. Long 20 little tower street London". This is also legible on the outer side of the box.
Box is 25 cm wide. At the back, damage to the wood is visible.
Will be carefully packaged and shipped registered.
- Sikes's Hydrometer, by Joseph Long - in mahogany chest
- Brass, Mahogany
- Estimated Period
- ca. 1850
- Country of Origin
- Good condition - used with small signs of aging & blemishes