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Title Taylor Instanta thermometer
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1969
Description Thermometer. Glass mercury thermometer for oral use has red graduated Fahrenheit scale from 92 to 108; pen-shaped ivory and maroon plastic case with cotton cords attached to top (to create centrifugal force to throw mercury down); marked in red: "Taylor Rochester NY USA Instanta"; case marked: "Taylor".
Dimension Details case: 11.7 x 1.3 cm
Manufacturer or Distributor Rochester, N.Y. : Taylor Instrument Companies
Object ID 1987.002.010
Accession number 1987.002
Search Terms thermometer
body temperature
Lexicon category Body temperature
Lexicon sub-category Thermometer
Object Name Clinical thermometer
Material glass, mercury, plastic, cotton