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Brooklyn Thermometer Company was located either in Middletown, NY or Cambridge, Mass. The thermometer was purchased on 12-20-29 for $12.00. Scale is 0-5c degrees in 1/100s of a degree centigrade. There is an overrange indication to 100 degrees C. Gift of Division of Physics, Mathematics, Astronomy. Has old BL ID# 80208. Why this is called a Beckman Thermometer is not known. It has nothing to do with Arnold Beckman, as far as is known. (Source: markings on the box and Judy Goodstein, 1-12-95.) Manufacturer: Brooklyn Thermometer Co.
Dec. 20, 1929
LENGTH: 19.75 inches long; QUANTITY: 1
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