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    Posted 9 years ago

    Kollector
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    Odd shaped copper pot with removable domed top and tapered snout. There is a removable brass plug No markings. Top pops off.
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    1. Dr_Rambow Dr_Rambow, 9 years ago
      Looks like a distillation vessel of some sort. The gas of whatever liquid would cool and condense in the long tube and drip out as a pure compound (water, alcohol, or other chemical you could possibly want to distill). Is there any evidence of heating on the underside of the "pot"?
    2. Kollector Kollector, 9 years ago
      No hard evidence of heating in the bottom. but there is some scaling on the bottom that could be signs of heating. Inside has a white coating from use. Seams are very well done, I wonder if it was hand assembled or machine assembled. Two handles are brass with copper rivets.
      thanks for the note. I can now search with additional info.
    3. Dr_Rambow Dr_Rambow, 9 years ago
      Yeah, it's a nice looking piece. It might help if you post a few more pictures and maybe some dimensions.
    4. Kollector Kollector, 9 years ago
      Measurments lower part approx 6.5" deep 6.5" wide : snout 16 " long. : Top dome 3.5" dia 4.5 " high. no maker marks or stamps
    5. Kollector Kollector, 7 years ago
      I have done some research and found similar one made by The Sargant Co. dates to 1800's approximately.it is a distiller used in a lab .It was connected to a condenser that was cooled with water.

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