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    Sale 5808

    Travel, Science & Natural History

    8 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 77

    An ivory hydrometer

    EARLY 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    An ivory hydrometer
    early 18th Century
    Boyle-pattern hydrometer, turned ivory, the stem divided 1-12, the lower section and stem both unscrew, in its original mahogany case comprised of four unscrewsing sections.
    5¾in. (14.5cm.) long in case


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