Antique Rare Queen & Co. Inc. Philadelphia Pocket Barometer Leather Case
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Antique Rare Queen & Co. Inc. Philadelphia Pocket Barometer Leather Case:
HERE IS ANTIQUE RARE QUEEN & CO. INC. PHILADELPHIA POCKET BAROMETER.
THIS COMPENSATED BAROMETER HAS A BRASS CASE. IT IS FULLY FUNCTIONAL AND NOTHING DETRACTS FROM ITS APPEARANCE.MAROON LEATHER COVERED HARD CASE HAS A SMALL METAL PUSH BUTTON TO OPEN. THE CASE MEASURES APPROX 3 1/4" ACROSS AND 1 1/4" HIGH.
HISTORICAL RESEARCH: James W. Queen & Company of Philadelphia manufactured scientific instruments for laboratory and industrial use. The company was founded in 1853 by James W. Queen (1811-1890), and J.G. Gray became the president in the 1890s. The company won several awards, including the Franklin Institute’s John Scott Medal for the invention of the self-regulating aspect of their x-ray tubes. In 1912 James W. Queen & Company was reorganized into the Queen-Gray Company. After J.G. Gray’s death in 1925, it became the Gray Instrument Company.
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