ANTIQUE MAPLE SYRUP THERMOMETER AND SAP HYDROMETER

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  • Item Category: Tools
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 03,2006
  • Channel: Online Auction

THIS THERMOMETER, USED IN THE MAPLE SYRUP PROCESS, IS A MERCURY THERMOMETER WITH A BRASS SCALE, MOUNTED ON A WOOD SUPPORT. IT WAS MANUFACTURE BY A.J. DODGE OF PETERBORO, NEW HAMPSHIRE. IT IS FUNCTIONAL WITH A FAHRENHEIT SCALE OF ZERO TO TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY DEGREES. T ARE APPROPRIATE DESIGNATIONS ON THE TEMPERATURE SCALE FOR BOTH SYRUP AND MAPLE SUGAR. THE SET ALSO CONTAINS A "TAYLOR SAP HYDROMETER" FOR DETERMINING THE SPECIFIC GRAVITY AND SUBSEQUENTLY THE SUGAR CONTENT OF THE SAP. THE THERMOMETER COULD ALSO BE HUNG AS A DECORATIVE ROOM THERMOMETER. THIS SET IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION.

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