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Antique TAGLIABUE Gauge - Ship, Train or Factory Gauge

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    Posted 3 years ago

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    I recently purchased this TAGLIABUE gauge from an individual. I see this company made thermometers and barometers, and have found many pictures and information about those items but I can not find anything similar to this gauge. I am guessing this came from a ship, train or factory to measure pressure for something. The scale on the face plate goes from 0 - 31, the mercury is long gone from this gauge. If you know anything about this please let me know.

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    1. UncleRon UncleRon, 3 years ago
      30 inches of mercury (drawn up the tube) is very high vacuum. Gauges similar to this were used on vacuum brakes in railroad applications.

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