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not sure what it is made by watson-williams mfg co. millbury mass.

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Posted 3 years ago

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raycooperjr
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it is 15 1/2" tall 1 3/4" wide 1 1/2" deep metal at each tip copper rings holding a 8" pyrex test tube. over the mfg's name is numbers 1467 1250 R 709 is in front of the mfg's name there is a slot on the left side about 2 1/2" long start level with the bottom of the tube going upwards any thing you can tell me wood be great thanxs Ray

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  1. Brady Baldridge, 3 years ago
    to me it looks like a thermometer
  2. raycooperjr, 3 years ago
    Yeah i and a friend thought it might be some sort of barometer. i really beleive nautical hope some one knows some thing thanks.
  3. Kevin L., 3 years ago
    This is a shuttle from a loom that has modified for a second life as a candle holder or a thermometer or a rain gauge. There were thousands of these until looms changed over to modern shutteless weaving. The early shuttles were typically made of dogwood, but later ones were fiberglass/resin.

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