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color standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010022 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Lamotte Purple; each vial has a transparent label near top; with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper padding to top
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Accession Number
994010022 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different
shade of colour standard Lamotte Purple; each vial has a transparent label near top;
with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper
padding to top
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 9.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 9.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 10.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 10.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 10.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 10.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 10.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 11.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Lamotte Purple pH 11.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Chestertown
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white
tissue paper: brown
Inscriptions
Label to box lid: LaMotte // Standards / Lamotte Purple / One Set // pH 9.6-11.2;
labels to vials read: LaMotte Chemical // pH // Lamotte Purple // The LaMotte Chemical
Products // Chestertown, Maryland, USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; transparent 'sticker' labels yellowing; and becoming brittle; some are losing their adhesion and are loose or falling off; #2: label glue soaking cardboard
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler;
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435, item 21550M; CD #6
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colour standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010023 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Bromcresol Purple; each vial has a paper label near top; with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper padding to top
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Accession Number
994010023 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different
shade of colour standard Bromcresol Purple; each vial has a paper label near top;
with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper
padding to top
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 5.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 5.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 5.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 5.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 6.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 6.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 6.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 6.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Bromcresol Purple pH 6.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Chestertown
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white; blue
paper: white; blue
tissue paper: brown
Inscriptions
Label to box lid: LaMotte // Standards / Bromcresol Purple / One Set // pH 5.2-6.8;
labels to vials: Bromcresol // Purple // pH // Made By // LaMotte Chemical //
Chestertown, Maryland, USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435 (colour bromcresol purple not listed); CD #6
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colour standard set

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Dates
1925
circa 1925
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010024 a-l
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different shade of colour standard Bromthymol Blue; each vial has a paper label near top; with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper padding to top
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Accession Number
994010024 a-l
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Colorimetry -- instrumentation
Chemistry, Analytical -- instrumentation
Description
White cardboard box, lid and base; contains ten glass vials; each a slightly different
shade of colour standard Bromthymol Blue; each vial has a paper label near top;
with maker name and pH standard; vials separated by cardboard dividers; tissue paper
padding to top
Number Of Parts
12
Part Names
a - box base - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
b - box lid - Size: Length 18.8 cm. x Width 13.7 cm. x Depth 2.0 cm.
c - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 6.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
d - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 6.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
e - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 6.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
f - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 6.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
g - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 6.8 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
h - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 7.0 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
i - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 7.2 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
j - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 7.4 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
k - vial: Bromthymol Blue pH 7.6 - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
l - vial: distilled water - Size: Length 12.0 cm. x Depth 0.5 cm. x Diameter1.6 cm.
Provenance
Colorimeter standards used for comparing pH of colours
Maker
LaMotte Chemical Products Co.
Site Made (City)
Chestertown
Site Made (State)
Maryland
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1925
circa 1925
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
glass: clear
cardboard: white; blue
paper: white; blue
tissue paper: brown
Inscriptions
Label to box lid: LaMotte // Standards / Bromthymol Blue / One Set // pH 6.0-7.6;
labels to vials: Bromthymol // Blue // pH // Made By // LaMotte Chemical //
Chestertown, Maryland, USA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-5
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; labels yellowing
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler; item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 435, item 21550H; CD #6
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portable lamp and scale galvanometer

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Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010025 a-b
Description
Wooden box, with hinged flip-top lid; glass slide fits to top of side; engraved scale to slide; four knobs to front; inner mechanics accessible; horseshoe magnet; name plate to top.
Accession Number
994010025 a-b
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Electromagnetics
Chemistry
Electrochemistry
Description
Wooden box, with hinged flip-top lid; glass slide fits to top of side; engraved scale to slide; four knobs to front; inner mechanics accessible; horseshoe magnet; name plate to top.
Number Of Parts
2
Part Names
a - box - Size: Length 21.7 cm. x Width 13.5 cm. x Depth 13.0 cm.
b - removable slide - Size:
Provenance
More elaborate and accurate and less rugged than sudent model
Maker
Leeds & Northrup Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
wood: brown
plastic: black
metal: silver
Inscriptions
Name plate to top: LEEDS & NORTHRUP CO. // PHILADELPHIA / PENNSYLVANIA // MADE IN
USA // CAT. N0. // 2420C // SERIAL NO. 613912
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-2
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; grimy; chips/scratches to left edge of lid
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler;
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific
Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 870, item 82160
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Dates
1948
circa 1948
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010026
Description
Wooden case, with curved leather handle to top; four feet to bottom; hinged flip-top lid with nameplate; instrument stands vertically on width with handle to top; lid flips down to reveal amperes scale to interior base; and instruction panel to interior lid; green sticker numbered 490 to lid; paper…
Accession Number
994010026
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Electricity
Description
Wooden case, with curved leather handle to top; four feet to bottom; hinged flip-top lid with nameplate; instrument stands vertically on width with handle to top; lid flips down to reveal amperes scale to interior base; and instruction panel to interior lid;
green sticker numbered 490 to lid; paper sticker to bottom; Note: item is missing
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gives accurate measurement of current in amperes; used in Queen's Chem. Lab
Maker
Weston Electrical Instrument Corp.
Site Made (City)
Newark
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1948
circa 1948
Date Remarks
indicated on instruction panel
Material
wood: brown
metal: black
glass: clear
paper: creme
Inscriptions
Name plate to lid: Made By The // WESTON ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENT CORP // NEWARD NJ USA //
PATENTED // MODEL 45 / No 59086; instruction panel: WESTON D.C. AMMETER, MODEL 45 //
This instrument indicates Amperes if properly connected to the external shunts ....
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-2
Temporary Location
Item is missing.
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.0 cm. x Width: 20.0 cm. x Depth: 11.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; exterior grimy; hardware corroding; green residue forming
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler;
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific
Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 876, item 82561E
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Dates
1927
circa 1927
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010027
Description
Wooden case, with curved leather handle to top; four feet to bottom; hinged flip-top lid with nameplate; instrument stands vertically on width with handle to top; lid flips down to reveal amperes scale to interior base; and instruction panel to interior lid; green sticker numbered 493 to lid; yello…
Accession Number
994010027
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Electricity
Description
Wooden case, with curved leather handle to top; four feet to bottom; hinged flip-top lid with nameplate; instrument stands vertically on width with handle to top; lid flips down to reveal amperes scale to interior base; and instruction panel to interior lid;
green sticker numbered 493 to lid; yellow chalk writing to lid.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Gives accurate measurement of current in amperes; used in Queen's Chem. Lab
Maker
Weston Electrical Instrument Corp.
Site Made (City)
Newark
Site Made (State)
New Jersey
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Dates
1927
circa 1927
Date Remarks
indicated on instruction panel
Material
wood: brown
metal: grey; black; rust
glass: clear
paper: creme
Inscriptions
Name plate to lid: MADE BY THE // WESTON ELECTRICAL INSTRUMENT CORP
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-2
Dimension Notes
Length: 27.0 cm. x Width: 20.0 cm. x Depth: 11.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
grimy; metal to scale facing rusting; chalk scrawled on top of lid
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
Book
Reference Comments
Dr. Wally Breck; Dr. Robert C. Wheeler;
item cited in "Scientific Instruments, Laboratory Apparatus and Equipment," Central Scientific
Company of Canada, Toronto, 1942, p. 876, item 82561B
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010028 a-n
Description
Beige plastic case; flip-top lid; interior moulded frame for 13 weights of graduated value; weights are brass with a silver core; with maker and weight engraved to top; maker and item name to top of lid
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Accession Number
994010028 a-n
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Weights and Measures
Description
Beige plastic case; flip-top lid; interior moulded frame for 13 weights of graduated
value; weights are brass with a silver core; with maker and weight engraved to top; maker
and item name to top of lid
Number Of Parts
14
Part Names
a - box - Size:
b - 2 lb - Size:
c - 1 lb - Size:
d - 8 oz - Size:
e - 4 oz - Size:
f - 2 oz - Size:
g - 1 oz - Size:
h - 1/2 oz - Size:
i - 1/2 oz - Size:
j - 1/4 oz - Size:
k - 1/8 oz - Size:
l - 1/16 oz - Size:
m - 1/16 oz - Size:
n - 1/32 oz - Size:
Provenance
For use with bigger torsion balance
Maker
OHAUS
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
metal: yellow; silver
plastic: beige
Inscriptions
Top of lid reads: "Sto-A-Weigh (R) // OHAUS"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F8-5
Condition Remarks
very good overall condition
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck; CD #3
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slide wire resistor; potentiometer

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Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010029
Description
Wooden rectangular box base; ebony (?) platform to top; 5 smaller plastic knobs toward centre; gradients engraved around knobs; scale window above right larger knob; maker information engraved; blue stickers to top with brief instructions
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Accession Number
994010029
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Electricity
Description
Wooden rectangular box base; ebony (?) platform to top; 5 smaller plastic knobs toward
centre; gradients engraved around knobs; scale window above right larger knob; maker
information engraved; blue stickers to top with brief instructions
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Leeds & Northrup Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
wood: brown
plastic: black
metal: brown
Inscriptions
Maker's info engraved to top: LEEDS & NORTHRUP CO. // PHILADELPHIA // 178342 //
MADE IN USA; stickers to top read: PULL GALVO PLUG AND // OPEN BATTERY // SWITCH
WHEN FINISHED
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 33.0 cm. x Width: 19.0 cm. x Depth: 15.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition fair; top grimy and discoloured markedly
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck; CD #3
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slide wire resistor; potentiometer

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Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
Accession Number
994010030
Description
Wooden rectangular box base; ebony (?) platform to top; 5 smaller plastic knobs to either side edge; 2 larger knobs toward centre; gradients engraved around knobs; scale window above right larger knob; maker information engraved to bottom right side; black stickers to top left with brief instructio…
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Accession Number
994010030
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Laboratory Instrumentation
MeSH Heading
Electricity
Description
Wooden rectangular box base; ebony (?) platform to top; 5 smaller plastic knobs to either
side edge; 2 larger knobs toward centre; gradients engraved around knobs; scale window
above right larger knob; maker information engraved to bottom right side; black stickers
to top left with brief instructions
Number Of Parts
1
Maker
Leeds & Northrup Co.
Site Made (City)
Philadelphia
Site Made (State)
Pennsylvania
Site Made (Country)
United States of America
Material
wood: brown; black
plastic: black
metal: yellow
Inscriptions
Maker's info engraved to top: LEEDS & NORTHRUP CO. // PHILADELPHIA // 547464 //
MADE IN USA; stickers to top left: PULL GALVO PLUG AND // BATTERY WHEN FINISHED
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010-F7-1
Dimension Notes
Length: 33.0 cm. x Width: 19.0 cm. x Depth: 15.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; dusty
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck; CD #3
Images
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Dates
1950
circa 1950
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
Accession Number
994010031
Description
Wooden rectangular box base; grey metal top surface; with numerous knobs and connectors to top; each labelled; need 2-volt battery as power supply
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Accession Number
994010031
Collection
Queen's University Chemistry Collection
Category
Basic Science Artifacts
Classification
Basic Science, Chemistry
MeSH Heading
Potentiometry -- instrumentation
Chemistry
Description
Wooden rectangular box base; grey metal top surface; with numerous knobs and connectors to
top; each labelled; need 2-volt battery as power supply
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
This is a 1950 model, but of a style first developed in 1890; very accurate; superceded
only by the finest of the solid state instruments of 1980's; used for accurate temperature
measurement to 1/1000th degree C. and in electrochemistry to 1 or 2/1,000,000th of a volt
Maker
Guideline Instruments Ltd.
Site Made (City)
Smith Falls
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1950
circa 1950
Date Remarks
Dr. Wheeler's estimate
Material
wood: brown
metal: grey; silver
plastic: black
Inscriptions
Maker engraved to top: GUIDELINE INSTRUMENTS LTD. / SMITH FALLS, ONTARIO CANADA
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0007
0007-C2-4
Dimension Notes
Length: 45.0 cm. x Width: 37.5 cm. x Depth: 20.0 cm.
Condition Remarks
overall condition good; #2: poisonous and dangerous, handle with rubber gloves.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
Person
JPG
Reference Comments
Dr. R. C. Wheeler; Dr. Wally Breck; CD #6
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