Pocket Comparator

Physics · Unidentified

Accession Number: 2011.ph.470

Instrument Name: Pocket Comparator

Description:

Box: silver painted cardboard with metal clasps and blue printing.

Instrument: black plastic case with viewing holes. Case has metal hinges. Inside case are four glass graduated vials. There is a plastic stopper on one vial.

Alternative Name:

Primary Materials:

Box and item: cardboard, metal, glass, plastic

Markings:

On box: “Hellige Inc. New York., Hellige Pocket Comparator, Model No. 605, Employing Permanent Color Standards, Made in U.S.A.”

On interior of plastic case: “GE [General Electric] M-3999289.PI”, “GE [General Electric] P-3999289.PI”

On vials: “Hellige No. 605-T, ML, S”, “Hellige No. 605-PD”

Dimensions (cm):

Height = 5 cm, Width = 10.5 cm, Length = 10.5 cm

Function:

Facilitating precise comparison between liquids.

Condition: Excellent.

Associated Instruments:

Manufacturer: Hellige, General Electric

Date of Manufacture:

Provenance: Acquired from Physics dept, U of T.

Donated to UTSIC: No

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