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    Posted 3 years ago

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    I have no idea what this is, but it appears to have a missing thermometer. It has a hinged brass panel which allows people to read the thermometers in Fahrenheit, Celsius and ?? [romears?]? any info about purpose, age or anything appreciated!

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    1. flashlarue flashlarue, 3 years ago
      Reaumur scale was a French scale dating to around 1790. By mid 1800's it had fallen out of general use. Today it is still used in a few places for checking temperatures making cheese.
    2. UncleRon UncleRon, 3 years ago
      What a superb piece! If I were you I would look into whether there is a custom thermometer mfgr. who can make a thermometer to the size dictated by the plate's design and have one made.
    3. Windwalker, 3 years ago

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