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Steam gauge

Description

Steam gauge for measuring steam pressure on experimental steam ship. Round steel or tin base w/ dial painted white w/ black details. Wide base w/ nail holes. Glass over dial.

Details

Maker
Ashcroft Mfg. Co. (Maker)
Date
1860-1880
Inscriptions
Painted on dial: ""ASHCROFT MFG. CO./ BOSTON, U.S.A./ NO 7/ 47957""
Location of origin
Boston, MA, USA
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
steel (alloy)
tin (metal)
Object type
Weights & Measures T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
GAUGE
gauges
Steel
steel (alloy)
Tin
tin (metal)
Dimensions
2.25 (H), 5.875 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.4157
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
21217

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